The Blue Lotus, Paperback
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Herge's classic comic book creation Tintin is one of the most iconic characters in children's books.

These highly collectible editions of the original 24 adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new.

Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and historical adventures.

The world's most famous travelling reporter is on the trail of the Blue Lotus.

In India, Tintin gets drawn into a dangerous mystery revolving around a madness-inducing poison.

He traces its origins to Shanghai and a nefarious web of opium traffickers.

But can he outwit the crooks? The Adventures of Tintin are among the best books for readers aged 8 and up.

Herge (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. Over the course of 54 years he completed over 20 titles in The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time.

Have you collected all 24 graphic novel adventures?Tintin in the Land of the Soviets; Tintin in the Congo; Tintin in America; Tintin: Cigars of the Pharaoh; Tintin: The Blue Lotus; Tintin: The Broken Ear; Tintin: The Black Island; Tintin: King Ottakar's Sceptre; Tintin: The Crab with the Golden Claws; Tintin: The Shooting Star; Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn; Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure; Tintin: The Seven Crystal Balls; Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun; Tintin: Land of Black Gold; Tintin: Destination Moon; Tintin: Explorers of the Moon; Tintin: The Calculus Affair; Tintin: The Red Sea Sharks; Tintin in Tibet; Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald; Tintin: Flight 714 to Sydney; The Adventures of Tintin and the Picaros; and, Tintin and Alph-Art.




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After Tintin's travels in the Middle East and India he continues his investigation into the the mysterious drug-running organisation with the trial running into China. Set just prior to the Japanese invasion of Manchuria for the first time Hergé drops his European views and actually shows sympathy for the oppressed. Tintin teams up with the local Chinese to try and defeat the opium druglords and Japanese oppressors. He also dispels myths commonly held by Western society of the time which vilified the Chinese. <br/><br/>That's not to say this book is stereotype free. Most of the Japanese are stereotypically depicted with glasses and buck teeth but at least this time the villains actually were the villains. Onwards and upwards with more Tintin.

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