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Asterix in Switzerland (Asterix)

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Quaestor Vexatius Sinustitis, who is about to expose the Roman governor's creative accountancy, has been poisoned. Can Getafix brew an antidote? Only if Asterix and Obelix find a certain flower for the druid's potion in Helvetia. What with bank safes, cuckoo hourglasses, yodelling and holes in the cheese, they're soon on a real Helvetian roll.

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The governor of Gaul has always been a and#8220;creativeand#8221; accountant. Now heand#8217;s under investigation by Vexatius Sinusititisand#8212;or he was, until someone poisons the investigator. In order to heal Vexatius, Asterix and Obelix set off to locate a special flower that grows only in Helvetia.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780752866352
Author:
Uderzo, Albert
Publisher:
Asterix
Illustrator:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Uderzo, Albert
Author:
Goscinny
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
CGN002000
Subject:
General
Subject:
CGN000000
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc. -- France.
Subject:
Asterix (Fictitious character)
Subject:
BG-FICTION OVER $5 - BG-SEC FICT $5/10
Subject:
Cartoons
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Asterix
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.25 x 8.5 in

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The governor of Gaul has always been a and#8220;creativeand#8221; accountant. Now heand#8217;s under investigation by Vexatius Sinusititisand#8212;or he was, until someone poisons the investigator. In order to heal Vexatius, Asterix and Obelix set off to locate a special flower that grows only in Helvetia.

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