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The Adventures of Tintin The Blue Lotus by Hergé First Edition Methuen 1983. A fine copy. No previous owner's name inscriptions or marks. Contents are clean and unblemished throughout. Covers are bright and unmarked, spine unfaded.

"The Blue Lotus" is the fifth book in the popular comic book series "The Adventures of Tintin" created by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. The story is set in the 1930s and follows the intrepid young reporter Tintin as he travels to China. Tintin becomes involved in a complex adventure filled with political intrigue, espionage, and a quest to uncover the truth behind the smuggling of opium. The narrative is set against the backdrop of the Sino-Japanese War and explores themes of friendship, cultural understanding, and resistance against oppression. Tintin forms alliances with characters like Captain Haddock and the Chinese boy Chang Chong-Chen. Together, they confront various challenges, including corrupt officials and criminal organizations. "The Blue Lotus" is known for its meticulous research and attention to detail in portraying the socio-political climate of the time. Hergé's work in this installment reflects his commitment to accuracy and his desire to address contemporary issues. The book is praised for its engaging storyline, well-developed characters, and Hergé's distinctive drawing style.


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The Adventures of Tintin The Blue Lotus by Hergé First Edition Methuen 1983 (2)

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