Tintin: Herge and His Creation (Paperback)
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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 13/10/2011
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The little black-and-white cartoon figure of Tintin first appeared in Belgium in 1929 in a Catholic newspaper where his creator, Herge, worked. Harry Thompson looks at the story of Herge, of Tintin and his origins, and beyond to when President de Gaulle could call Tintin 'his only rival'.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN: 9781848546721
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 246 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 23 mm


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Praise for Tintin: Herge & His Creation * --- *
'As biographies go, they don't come much more definitive than Harry Thompson's hugely enjoyable account of Tintin' * James Delingpole, Sunday Telegraph *
'Harry Thompson rings all the right bells...a joyous Tintinabulation' * Piers Brendon, Mail on Sunday *
'A major biography...witty and sympathetic' * Jonathan Sale, Financial Times *
'Thompson...is motivated by such admiration for Herge and such affection for Tintin that his pleasure is communicated. I am keen to reread Tintin in the light of what I know now' * Nicholas Garland, Daily Telegraph *
'A delightful portrait...well-organised and well researched...witty, fascinating and just a little mad...it is more or less impossible not to like this book' * The European *
'As a broad, bright Herge-like brush-stroke, it has genuine appeal' * Guardian *
'The first book in English on Tintin to have an idea in it' * The Times *
'An admirably organised double biography... For specialists and for the myriad devotees of the stories this book is a must' * Frank Muir, Sunday Express *
'Immensely detailed...it contains a great deal of fascinating information' * GQ *

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“Tintin:Herge and his creation by Harry Thompson”

Really enjoyed this book from the early beginning of Herge's life and his love affair with Tintin,to his sad death.One to keep,and will help all new Tintin fans understanding the great reporter.

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