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Tintin Book - The Adventures of Tintin At Sea (English Version)

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  • This updated album retraces the maritime adventures of our two heroes.
  • It draws up an inventory of the fleet of boats created by Hergé and gives a wider place to all the real or imaginary sailors who have sailed the seas of the Tintinesque adventure or haunted its ports.
  • It demonstrates that Hergé demonstrates a striking technical realism in terms of navigation or geographical setting, an opportunity for all his readers to (re)discover the meticulous art of a brilliant artist who has not finished making us dream…
  • Language: English | Page: 64+ | Cover: Cardboard Cover | Dimensions: 30 x 22.5 x 0.57 cms (A4)
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The maritime world holds an important place in Hergé’s work: out of twenty-three adventures of Tintin, fifteen albums feature boats. From The Ramona to the Pachacamac, from the Sirius to The Unicorn, without forgetting of course the extraordinary submarine of Professor Tournesol, this theme allowed Hergé to address a multitude of subjects: friendship first of all, that of Captain Haddock, piracy, the search for treasures, slavery …

This updated album retraces the maritime adventures of our two heroes. It draws up an inventory of the fleet of boats created by Hergé and gives a wider place to all the real or imaginary sailors who have sailed the seas of the Tintinesque adventure or haunted its ports. It demonstrates that Hergé demonstrates a striking technical realism in terms of navigation or geographical setting, an opportunity for all his readers to (re)discover the meticulous art of a brilliant artist who has not finished making us dream…

The author Yves Horeau

Trained in Sciences Po and Law, Yves Horeau was a senior executive in transport and industry. He published history books and several novels and was a member
of the Académie de Bretagne et des Pays de Loire. He devoted much of his life to understanding and analyzing Hergé’s universe and became a recognized expert on his work. He actively participated in the exhibition Tintin, Haddock and the boats organized by the association Les 7 Soleils in 1999, the year of the first release of the eponymous album which reflects his long-standing passion for Tintin and the sea.

Technical specifications:
• 222 x 297 mm portrait
• 64 pages + guards
• 4/4 printing on Condat matte Périgord paper 135gr
• Cardboard cover – square back – glossy lamination

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