The Blue Lotus

The Blue Lotus

Book - 2012
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Hergé'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.

Hergé (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

Tintin and Alph-Art

Publisher: London : Egmont, 2012, c1983
ISBN: 9781405206167
Branch Call Number: J COMIC ADV
Characteristics: 62 p. :,col. ill. ;,30 cm


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Aug 12, 2017

Belgian artist Herge wrote "The Blue Lotus" as an adventure for his cartoon hero, the young journalist Tintin, in the early 1930's. Of the many Tintin adventures, this one cuts the closest to historical events, capturing a moment in time in which China struggled with civil war, with the intrusive presence of Europeans, and with a Japanese military invasion. The context supports an intense story in which Tintin battles a drug-smuggling conspiracy with the help of a secret Chinese society.

Aug 11, 2017

Showed China in messy transition from Empire to weak Republic to warlordism & civil war.
Winced at stereotype by T&T police officers.
Good that Tintin couldn't save the day all the time.

May 30, 2015

This is a totally awesome book!!! Five Stars!!!

Although these titles may have somewhat questionable story lines and treatments of characters and nationalities (real or made up), arguably these stories are far more appropriate for young people and less violent than Marvel and DC productions.

flash2121 Jul 06, 2012

it a good book...

Mar 06, 2012

This is a great book with lots of action, adventure, and fun. If you like this in a book you should read THE BLUE LOTUS.

Nov 15, 2011

it`s weird

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Aug 03, 2016

green_cat_3969 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

hayward2000 Jul 05, 2012

hayward2000 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over


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