Asterix in Switzerland

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Orion, 2004 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 48 pages
12 Reviews
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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Review: Asterix in Switzerland (Asterix #16)

User Review  - Oliver - Goodreads

The indomitable Gauls are off to Helvetica seeking edelweiss for an antidote to a poison used by the corrupt Roman Governor Varius Flavus. Cue endless Swiss jokes: fondue, cuckoo clocks, cleanliness ... Read full review

Review: Asterix in Switzerland (Asterix #16)

User Review  - Natasha - Goodreads

Asterix and Obelix have to save the day again! This time they're sent on a mission to find a rare flower that only grows in Switzerland. Read full review

About the author (2004)

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. Find the English language Asterix website at

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