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Hergé : the man who created Tintin

Author: Pierre Assouline; Charles Ruas
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book Pierre Assouline reveals the life and art of Tintin's Belgian creator, Georges Prosper Remi, better known as 'Herge'. Assouline has had privileged access to personal papers to explore  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hergé; Hergé
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Assouline; Charles Ruas
ISBN: 9780195397598 0195397592
OCLC Number: 476498868
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "This first English-language edition retains the core but not the totality of the original French edition"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 276 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A life in gray, 1907-1925 --
Scoutmaster in the twentieth century, 1925-1929 --
The many births of Tintin --
What Chang taught Hergé --
Eye of the storm, 1936-1940 --
The golden age, 1940-1944 --
The plight of the Inciviques: 1944-1946 --
The dark years, 1946-1950 --
Toward fulfillment, 1950-1958 --
The demon of purity, 1958-1960 --
Finishing touches, 1960-1973 --
The end of a life, the culmination of his work, 1973-1983.
Responsibility: Pierre Assouline ; translated by Charles Ruas.
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A succinct, illuminating and doggedly researched investigation. Boyd Tonkin, The Independent Thorough and sympathetic chronicle. Adrian Tahourdin, TLS Meticulous detail...An intriguing biography. The Read more...

 
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