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Omnibus 1

Asterix the Gaul, Asterix and the Golden Sickle, Asterix and the Goths

By René Goscinny
Illustrated by Albert Uderzo

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

A special collectors' edition of three hilarious Asterix stories - ASTERIX THE GAUL, ASTERIX AND THE GOLDEN SICKLE and ASTERIX AND THE GOTHS - in one action-packed volume.

Multi-million-selling Asterix is much loved across the world, and there is no better way to enjoy the antics of our indomitable hero and his friends than in this great value gift edition omnibus of the first three stories. Collect all of the Asterix omnibuses to build the fabulous artwork across their spines!

In ASTERIX THE GAUL, we join Asterix, Obelix and co. as they try to defend one small village in Gaul from the mighty legionaries of Rome who surround them.

Disaster strikes the Gaulish village in ASTERIX AND THE GOLDEN SICKLE, as Getafix the druid breaks his golden sickle - which means no more magic potion...

In ASTERIX AND THE GOTHS, Getafix is kidnapped by the Goths, so Asterix and Obelix have to ride to the rescue and save the day!

A perfect gift for both keen Asterix fans and those who have yet to join his hilarious adventures.

Biographical Notes

Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. ASTERIX THE GAUL, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 35 Asterix albums.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444004236
  • Publication date: 07 Jul 2011
  • Page count: 152
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
A cartoon drawn with such supreme artistry, and a text layered with such glorious wordplay, satire and historical and political allusion that no reader should ever feel like they've outgrown it. — Andrew Mueller, TIME OUT
The Asterix books represent the very summit of our achievement as a literary race. In Asterix one finds all of human life. The fact that the books were written originally in French is no matter. I have read them all in many languages and, like all great literature, they are best in English. Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge, Asterix's translators since the very beginning, have made great books into eternal flames. — Giles Coren, THE TIMES
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