Asterix the Gaul

Asterix the Gaul

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The year is 50BC, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? Anything is possible, with a little cunning plus the druid Getafix's magic potions! Their effects can be truly hair-raising...

Title:Asterix the Gaul
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780752866055
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    Asterix the Gaul Reviews

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Astérix le Gaulois = Asterix the Gaul (Asterix, #1), René GoscinnyAsterix the Gaul is the first volume of the Asterix comic strip series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrations...

  • Traveller

    A kindred spirit... Family portrait. Sport/recreation/favorite pastime.=========For those not familiar with the Asterix comics, let me give you a bit of background, both personal and general.Let me ...

  • Ted

    another UPDATE at bottomI got this over Christmas 2014, when I saw some lying in a book store. There are (according to a list inside the front cover) 33 Books available in English translation, availab...

  • Dirk Grobbelaar

    As far as I’m concerned this is a good news / better news scenario:The Good NewsBetween the nostalgia and the clever wordplay, what’s not to like? The artwork isn’t as polished as later entries,...

  • Kavita

    By Toutatis! Everyone should read this beginning book of a brilliant series! We finally purchased the entire Asterix set in 2019, so I intend to read through the series this year. When a Roman soldier...

  • Matt

    +++ BREAKING +++(Berlin) Is this the end of the indomitable Gauls? Ehapa publishing house announced on Wednesday, that all volumes of the popular Asterix series of author René Goscinny and illustrato...

  • Samir Rawas Sarayji

    Reading so much serious literature lately, this old classic felt like a fun indulgence on a beautiful spring day in the balcony. It took me back to my childhood when I would read and reread the series...

  • Bruce

    Well, *have* you read all the Asterix books? It's a fair question. We've read these, but these aren't all. There are, in fact, at least 8 not identified here. Quick quiz Asterix fans - can you name th...

  • Pramod Nair

    Ah! Asterix and his picturesque little village in Gaul with its stubborn yet hilarious bunch of residents gave me such a heavy dose of enjoyment during my high school vacation days. Each volume of thi...

  • Scarlett Readz and Runz....Through Novel Time & Distance

    This is a goody from my childhood that I haven’t read in years. I guess I felt a little sentimental picking this up.The Asterix & Obelix comics started being published in 1959 by French authors Rene...