Synopses & Reviews
The path of true love never did run smooth--especially when the sweethearts' fathers have dug a ditch right through their village, dividing it in half. That's what happens to Histrionix and the beautiful Melodrama, son and daughter of two rival chieftains. So, the star-crossed lovers call in Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix to sort out the political wrangling. However, the traitor Codex, who wants Melodrama for his very own, is out to sabotage their efforts at peacemaking. Can the trusty trio persuade the village to reunite against the threat of the legionnaires? Maybe a little magic will help.
The path of true love never did run smoothlyand#8212;especially when the sweetheartsand#8217; fathers have split their town in half. Thatand#8217;s the problem for Histrionix and the beautiful Melodrama, son and daughter of two rival chieftains. So the star-crossed lovers call in Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix to sort everything out. Can the trusty trio persuade the village to reunite? Maybe some magic will help.
This title contains more capers from Asterix and Obelix and the Citizens of Gaul.
Can there ever be a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains of the same village? The only hope is to call in Asterix, Obelix and Getafix to sort out the feud, the intriguing of the sinister traitor Codfix, and the military might of Rome. Watch out for some interesting new magic potions...
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.