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Tintin: The Calculus Affair : The Adventures of Tintin : Book 18 - Herge Herge

Tintin: The Calculus Affair

The Adventures of Tintin : Book 18

Paperback

Published: 30th September 1976
For Ages: 7+ years old
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Tintin, the Captain, and Snowy attempt to rescue Dr. Calculus who has been kidnapped by the Bordurians.

The Calculus Affair (1956) or "how scientific inventions can serve humanity without being coveted by military powers", in the tense climate of the Cold War. This new adventure takes Tintin back to Syldavia and Borduria. After inventing an ultrasound machine, Professor Calculus is kidnapped. Jolyon Wagg, an insurance sales rep, makes his entrance in this story, and will prove to be a constant nuisance. A thrilling chase, surprises, old friends getting back together, headlong fights ... all this for a stake in what seems to be limited to an ordinary umbrella. This is probably the most "detective-like" story.

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4.0

One of the best in the series

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings

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    Comments about Tintin: The Calculus Affair:

    As a big fan of TinTin this revue could be biased but i loved it

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    ISBN: 9780316358477
    ISBN-10: 0316358479
    Series: Adventures of Tintin (Paperback)
    Audience: General
    For Ages: 7+ years old
    For Grades: 5 - 8
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 62
    Published: 30th September 1976
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 29.29 x 21.92  x 0.43
    Weight (kg): 0.26