The Real Herge: The Inspiration Behind Tintin

The Real Herge: The Inspiration Behind Tintin

by Sian Lye

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Overview

An in-depth look at the history that shaped the much beloved Hergé and the Tintin books.

Hergé created only twenty-four Tintin books which have been translated into more than seventy languages and sold 230 million copies worldwide.

The Real Hergé: The Inspiration Behind Tintin takes an in-depth look at the man behind the cultural phenomenon and the history that helped shape these books.

As well as focusing on the controversies that engulfed Hergé, this biography will also look at his personal life, as well as the relationships and experiences that influenced him.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526763907
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publication date: 12/28/2020
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 689,732
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sian Lye is a journalist who has written for a wide variety of national newspapers and magazines, including The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, ShortList, Esquire and Marie Claire. Sian has spent several years living abroad in Japan, and most recently in Switzerland. She now lives in Brighton, and balances writing with family life.

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