Tintin: Hergé and His Creation: Hergé and His Creation

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John Murray Press, Oct 13, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
The little black-and-white cartoon figure of Tintin first appeared in Belgium in 1929 in a Catholic newspaper where his creator, Herg?©, worked. Harry Thompson looks at the story of Herg?©, of Tintin and his origins, and beyond to when President de Gaulle could call Tintin 'his only rival'.
 

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An enjoyable and pacy romp through the highlights of Tintin and Hergé's intertwined lives. Read full review

Contents

Totor
The CrabWith The Golden Claws
The Shooting Star 15 The Secret Of The Unicorn
Seven Crystal Balls
Prisoners Of TheSun 19 Destination Moon
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Harry Thompson is the inventor and editor of many TV comedy series including Have I Got News For You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He is the author of acclaimed bestsellers, including Peter Cook: A Biography. His most recent book is a historical novel, This Thing of Darkness. He worked as a producer at Talkback TV and in his spare time ran an infamous cricket team, the Captain Scott XI. He died in November 2005.

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