Prisoners of the Sun, Paperback Book

Prisoners of the Sun Paperback

Part of the The Adventures of Tintin series

4 out of 5 (2 ratings)


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 journeys to South America on a mission to save Professor Calculus. When Professor Calculus is kidnapped, Tintin and a desperate Captain Haddock set off to Peru on a rescue mission, braving runaway train carriages, yellow fever and avalanches.

Then they must find an ancient Inca tribe if they are to find their great friend. 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 SovietsTintin in the CongoTintin in AmericaTintin: Cigars of the PharaohTintin: The Blue LotusTintin: The Broken EarTintin: The Black IslandTintin: King Ottakar's SceptreTintin: The Crab with the Golden ClawsTintin: The Shooting StarTintin: The Secret of the UnicornTintin: Red Rackham's TreasureTintin: The Seven Crystal BallsTintin: Prisoners of the SunTintin: Land of Black GoldTintin: Destination MoonTintin: Explorers of the MoonTintin: The Calculus AffairTintin: The Red Sea SharksTintin in TibetTintin: The Castafiore EmeraldTintin: Flight 714 to SydneyThe Adventures of Tintin and the PicarosTintin and Alph-Art


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
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  • Category: Adventure
  • ISBN: 9781405206259

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Although there were some parts that were probably not completely pc (they were published fifty years ago), I really loved returning to the antics of Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Hadock (especially all of his run-ins with various wildlife in this particular volume). Apparently reading and rereading books with a character who is often seriously intoxicated has not had the least effect on my development :p

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Hergé steals a plot device from H. Rider Haggard in this one, or perhaps, to be more generous, pays homage to the master of the adventure story.Despite my slight annoyance on that point, this concluding "episode" is the better of the two-part story begun in <i>The Seven Crystal Balls</i>.Runaway trains, secret societies, mountain madness and high jinks in the jungle are just a few of the dangers facing Tintin, Captain Haddock and Snowy, crammed into just 64 pages. The action rarely lets up!

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