The Castafiore Emerald

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Sep 30, 1975 - Juvenile Fiction - 62 pages
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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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Review: The Castafiore Emerald (Tintin #21)

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How can I justify giving this book 5 stars when it has such a terrible ending? Well, this story is basically just an excuse to get all the supporting characters together and let them interact at there ... Read full review

Review: The Castafiore Emerald (Tintin #21)

User Review  - Mateen Mahboubi - Goodreads

A bottle episode where no one goes anywhere and nothing happens. Great idea Hergé! At least you clear up that Romani people aren't all crooks, they just find things and borrow them. Read full review

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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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