- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- John Murray Publishers Ltd
- B&W inset
- 134 x 199 x 22 mm
- 242 g
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'Immensely detailed...it contains a great deal of fascinating information' * GQ * 'An admirably organised double biography... For specialists and for the myriad devotees of the stories this book is a must' * Frank Muir, Sunday Express * 'The first book in English on Tintin to have an idea in it' * The Times * 'As a broad, bright Herge-like brush-stroke, it has genuine appeal' * Guardian * 'A delightful portrait...well-organised and well researched...witty, fascinating and just a little mad...it is more or less impossible not to like this book' * The European * 'Thompson...is motivated by such admiration for Herge and such affection for Tintin that his pleasure is communicated. I am keen to reread Tintin in the light of what I know now' * Nicholas Garland, Daily Telegraph * 'A major biography...witty and sympathetic' * Jonathan Sale, Financial Times * 'Harry Thompson rings all the right bells...a joyous Tintinabulation' * Piers Brendon, Mail on Sunday * 'As biographies go, they don't come much more definitive than Harry Thompson's hugely enjoyable account of Tintin' * James Delingpole, Sunday Telegraph * Praise for Tintin: Herge & His Creation * --- *
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Harry Thompson is the inventor and editor of many TV comedy series including Have I Got News For You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He is the author of acclaimed bestsellers, including Peter Cook: A Biography. His most recent book is a historical novel, This Thing of Darkness. He worked as a producer at Talkback TV and in his spare time ran an infamous cricket team, the Captain Scott XI. He died in November 2005.