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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This book is the most lunatic story i have ever read!

Review: The Castafiore Emerald (Tintin #21)

User Review  - Matthew Brady - Goodreads

Kind of an outlier in the Tintin series, taking place in a single location and focusing on comedy and farce rather than mystery or adventure. It's enjoyable enough, but compared to the globetrotting ... Read full review

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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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