The Castafiore Emerald

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Sep 30, 1975 - Juvenile Fiction - 62 pages
33 Reviews
The classic graphic novel. When Tintin and Captain Haddock happen across a community of gypsies they invite them home . . . just as Bianca Castafiore, the famous opera singer, decides to visit Tintin. It's chaos at Marlinspike Hall, and then a precious emerald goes missing!

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User Review  - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing

This is a unique comic in all of Herge's repertoir in that it is probably the most absurd of his stories. Granted, Tintin and Alpha-Art (which is unfinished and I am unlikely to purchase it on those ... Read full review

Review: The Castafiore Emerald (Tintin #21)

User Review  - Tom Bevan - Goodreads

His weakest book in my opinion, however covers some good bases concerning discrimination and prejudice. Read full review

About the author (1975)

Hergé, one of the most famous Belgians in the world, was a comics writer and artist. The internationally successful Adventures of Tintin are his most well-known and beloved works. They have been translated into 38 different languages and have inspired such legends as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. He wrote and illustrated for The Adventures of Tintin until his death in 1983.

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