The world's most famous travelling reporter is devastated at the death of a dear friend. But what if all is not as it seems? Could Chang still be alive? Tintin's friend Chang has been killed in a terrible plane crash and Tintin is distraught. But after a strange dream, Tintin becomes convinced Chang is alive. Together with Captain Haddock, he sets ...Read MoreThe world's most famous travelling reporter is devastated at the death of a dear friend. But what if all is not as it seems? Could Chang still be alive? Tintin's friend Chang has been killed in a terrible plane crash and Tintin is distraught. But after a strange dream, Tintin becomes convinced Chang is alive. Together with Captain Haddock, he sets out on an impossible mission, an adventure deep into the mountains, through blizzards and caves of ice. They must find Chang at all costs! Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.Read Less
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*sigh*...this book is a masterpiece. What else can I say? One of the great final six books from the Herge studio, it will be read forever, for the virtuosity of its narrative, for the attention to detail, for the stunning illustrations, but msot of all, as my fellow reviewers mention, for the beauty and depth of its humanity. I've read Tintin for years but now, having completed a BA and Masters degree in literature, their astonishing skill and perfection still leave me agog. This transcends the genre of 'comic book' and, like Herge's other late works, becomes an object of wonder and beauty.
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