Four great adventures in one volume!
This edition includes Asterix albums 17-20:
Album 17. The Mansions of the Gods (1971)
Album 18. Asterix and the Laurel Wreath (1972)
Album 19. Asterix and the Soothsayer (1972)
Album 20. Asterix in Corsica (1973)
The Mansions of the Gods: Caesar tries to weaken solidarity and local traditions in Gaul by creating a modern resort near the village But he hasn't reckoned with magically replanted trees, the first slaves' union; and the Gauls' ability to tactically fight back.
Asterix and the Laurel Wreath: To be one-up on his obnoxious brother-in-law, a drunk Vitalstatistix boasts he will create a dish seasoned with Caesar's laurel wreath. He then sets Asterix and Obelix the impossible task of getting it from Rome.
Asterix and the Soothsayer: In the absence of Getafix, a charlatan soothsayer seeks shelter in the Village and dupes the residents by making predictions they want to hear and proceeds to con the them. Only Asterix remains skeptical.
Asterix in Corsica: In one of their raids of the nearby Roman camps, the Gauls discover a cool and sardonic prisoner who reveals himself as Boneywasawarriorwayayix, a tribal leader from Corsica. Asterix and Obelix accompany him back to Corsica, to unite the quarrelling tribes against the Romans
Classification : Graphic Novels & Comics
Pub Date : FEB 10, 2023
Imprint : Sphere
Page Extent : 192
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9781408728826
Price : INR 1,499
Albert Uderzo has been illustrating Asterix for 37 years, and has written the most recent titles since Goscinny's death. He enjoys racing sports cars and owns a large number of Ferraris. He was the recipient of the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest honour, for services to the arts. Asterix is a best seller in 70 languages
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.