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Books by Goscinny

  • Asterix and the Class Act

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYO
    Paperback 7 years +
    For the millions of Asterix fans old and young alike the wait is over. ASTERIX RETURNS sees our favourite hero on fine form in this superb collection of short stories. ASTERIX RETURNS includes 10 short stories by Goscinny and Uderzo (many unpublished in the UK) and a further 2 brand-new short stories created by Albert Uderzo. The initial print-run in French is a cool million and Asterix and his chums once again look set to take the UK by storm.
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  • Asterix in Spain

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYB
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 14 When the Romans take Chief Huevos y Bacon's son hostage, they get more than they bargained for. Little Pepe proves a terrible handful. Asterix and Obelix rescue him and set out to return him to his father.
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  • Asterix and the Banquet

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYG
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 5 The Romans build a barricade around the village. So Asterix and Obelix demonstrate their resistance by going on a journey around the entire country, collecting local specialities on the way
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  • Asterix and the Golden Sickle

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAXY
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts -- for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 2 Getafix has broken his golden sickle, so Asterix and Obelix visit Lutetia to buy a new one. Unfortunately the sicklesmith (a cousin of Obelix's) has mysteriously gone missing...
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  • Asterix Omnibus

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEMAD
    Hardback
    In ASTERIX AND THE CAULDRON, Asterix is tasked with guarding a cauldron full of money but, when the cash disappears, Asterix and Obelix must earn enough to repay it all. Fairground gladiatorial contests, theatrical performances, bank robbery - our heroes will try anything! In ASTERIX IN SPAIN, the Gauls rescue Chief Huevos y Bacon's son and return him to Spain, where they tangle with the tourist industry, flamenco and wild aurochs in the bullring! In ASTERIX AND THE ROMAN AGENT, Julius Caesar turns to psychological warfare and sends in the sneaky Roman agent, Tortuous Convolvulus. Can he make the Gauls suspect each other of treachery? Or will our heroes outwit him?
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  • Asterix and the Secret Weapon

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYN
    Paperback 7 years +
    A woman bard is unheard-of in Ancient Gaul - but when the mothers in Asterix and Obelix's little village decide that besides being a terrible musician Cacofonix, the local bard and school-teacher, is not educating their children properly, it's Bravura they call in. The men of the village are horrified at first, but Bravura proves a useful ally in countering Julius Caesar's secret weapon - the Roman leader has sent in a troop of female legionaries, relying on the chivalrous Gauls not to fight women. But Bravura has no such scruples, and together with Asterix thinks up a good idea. Even Cacofonix's music comes into its own ...
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  • Asterix and the Magic Carpet

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYD
    Paperback 7 years +
    The little Gaulish village where Asterix and Obelix live has just one drawback - its bard is the worst musician in the entire ancient world. When Cacofonix strikes up, his singing sends the sun behind clouds and makes rain begin to fall. But that's just what they want in the distant Eastern kingdom of Rajah Watzit, where the guru Hoodunnit, with his sidekick Owzat, is threatening to end a terrible drought by sacrificing the lovely Princess Orinjade. The fakir Watziznehm arrives by flying carpet to ask the Gauls for help and just for once, after many adventures, Cacofonix can feel that his talents are properly appreciated.
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  • Asterix the Legionary

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYA
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 10 Asterix and Obelix enlist in the Roman army to rescue Tragicomix, the forcibly conscripted fiance of the beautiful Panacea.
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  • Asterix and the Soothsayer

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAXW
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 19 One dark and stormy night, a sinister figure arrives in the little Gaulish village. Prolix claims to be a soothsayer and the villagers believe every word he says, but Asterix sees through his deception.
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  • Asterix and the Roman Agent

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAXS
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 15 Julius Caesar tries psychological warfare to defeat the little Gaulish village and sends expert troublemaker Tortuous Convolvulus to set friend against friend and almost succeeds: see jealousy spread as the Gauls become suspicious of each other! Can Asterix and Obelix, with the expert aid of the druid Getafix, outwit the weedy but wily Convolvulus and get the village back to normal?
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  • Asterix and Son

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYM
    Paperback 7 years +
    A baby boy is left in a basket outside Asterix's hut - who can have dumped the foundling there, and why? Child-care is something new to the Gaulish warriors, but Asterix and Obelix do their best, although they have had more practice in thumping Romans. Child-care is also new to Crismus Cactus, Prefect of Gaul, who finds himself masquerading as a Gaulish nursemaid. Why are the Romans after the baby and just what plot is the treacherous Brutus hatching against Julius Caesar? Even though the Gaulish village burns down, all ends well, with Caesar promising to rebuild it - and there's a great banquet on board Queen Cleopatra's galley.
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  • Asterix in Belgium

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYQ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 24 Chief Vitalstatistix of the little Gaulish village holding out against the Roman legions is horrified to hear that Caesar has called the Belgian tribes, not the Gauls, the bravest he knows. With Asterix and Obelix, the chief goes off to confront the Belgians - who turn out to be very like the Gauls.
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  • Asterix and the Chieftain's Shield

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAYE
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 11 The hero Vercingetorix once defeated Julius Caesar near Gergovia in the Arvernian country. Although the tables were turned later at the battle of Alesia, the Gauls remember Gergovia as a glorious victory. Years later, Caesar plans to parade with Vercingetorix's shield - but where can it be? The Romans and the Gauls race to find it.
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  • Asterix and Caesar's Gift

    Goscinny

    Product Code: AEAXX
    Paperback 7 years +
    Gaul was divided into three parts. No, four parts - for one small village of indomitable Gauls still held out against the Roman invaders. BOOK 21 On being demobilised from the Roman army Legionary Tremensdelirius gets the title deeds to the little Gaulish village. Soon, however, he swaps them for a drink in a tavern and the landlord Orthopaedix, his wife Angina and their daughter Influenza set off to claim their rights. Strange to say, Asterix and his friends don't see it quite the same way.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BJPNR
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    Calamity Jane saves Lucky Luke from a delicate situation. A friendship is quickly formed, and they arrive together in El Plomo...where Calamity Jane proves her strength, by winning the local saloon in an arm-wrestling match! Its ex-owner, August Oyster, is hopping mad and has only one obsession: to send her packing. During this time, Lucky Luke tries to clear up a dark affair involving arms traffic...
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  • Ma Dalton

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BJOKJ
    Paperback
    Lucky Luke meets Ma Dalton at Cactus Junction. She is regarded as an eccentric and amusing old lady. But everything changes when her sons escape from prison and Joe Dalton passes himself off as his mother and starts holding up banks in the area. Lucky Luke, always on the watch, follows the trail of the Dalton family, thanks to his faithful companion Rantanplan.
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIYTZ
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    Legend has it that in Baghdad the magnificent, a great and particularly dark-minded vizier, who answers to the name of Iznogoud, works on his ambition to steal the throne of Caliph Haroun al Plassid. Thus his favourite saying: 'I want to be caliph instead of the caliph!' Iznogoud, seconded by his faithful servant Wa'at Alahf, goes on vacation with the caliph...in the desert! Of course, his goal is to get rid of him by any means necessary.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIYPK
    Paperback
    Two rival families live in Painful Gulch: the O'Timmins clan, who have big noses, and the O'Haras, who have big ears. They've been fighting for decades and don't even know why anymore. Lucky Luke is appointed mayor in order to bring peace back to the town. But the men and their thick-headed sense of honour will wreck all of Lucky Luke's plans for reconciliation. Our hero must find a solution!
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIUNU
    Paperback
    Mulligan's Western circus - his troop, lion and elephant - arrive in town under the escort of Lucky Luke. Zilch, a rich businessman and organizer of the annual grand rodeo, thinks the circus is going to compete with his business and does everything to prevent it from putting on a show. He even engages killer-for-hire Rattlesnake Joe, but in the end his attempts will provide unexpected publicity for the circus. On with the show!
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIRGI
    Paperback
    Some strange burglaries take place at each performance of the play "The Dashing White Cowboy" given by the company of W. Baltimore. Simply coincidence? Suspicious, Lucky Luke follows them. Unfortunately, it's he who is accused of theft in every city the actors pass through. After all, he's also a stranger. But despite this series of arrests, Lucky Luke won't let Baltimore and his troupe leave him behind, and he'll clear his name.
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIMMV
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    At the funeral of old Baddy, everybody is moved except Ready, who has waited for the 100-year-old man's death a long time in order to buy his ranch. Unfortunately, the old fellow has an heir, Waldo, a 'tenderfoot' who arrives straight from his native England accompanied by his butler Jasper. Two worlds clash: the ancient, so refined, and the new, equally 'rustic'.
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  • Iznogoud

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIERR
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    Legend has it that in Baghdad the magnificient, a great and particularly dark-minded Vizier called Iznogoud wants to steal the throne of Caliph Haroun al Plassid. Seconded by Wa'at Alahf, Iznogoud devises ever more diverse and crazy plans to overthrow the Caliph - all in vain of course.
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  • Tortillas for the Daltons

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BIECB
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    Just as the infamous Daltons are being transferred to a Mexican prison, robbers attack the van and 'kidnap' the Daltons without realising it. Disappointed with their booty, they decide to hang the four brothers. In order to save their lives, brother Joe offers all his knowledge of organised crime with the leader of the bandits, Don Emilio. Meanwhile, the governor, sends Lucky Luke to their rescue...
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  • Lucky Luke

    Goscinny

    Product Code: BHURS
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    Lucky Luke must get Billy the Kid to New Mexico so he can be tried and put in jail. They both set out on the road, Lucky Luke assisted by Rin Tin Can. But Bert Malloy has promised the Kid he would set him free.
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