Asterix the Gaul

Asterix the Gaul

By Rene Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator); Anthea Bell (Translator)

Orion, Paperback, 9780752866055, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 2004

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...

About the Author
Rene Goscinny est auteur de bandes dessinees, mais aussi realisateur et scenariste de films. Il est le createur d Asterix, Iznogoud et du Petit Nicolas, ainsi que le scenariste principal de Lucky Luke. Il est l un des auteurs francais les plus lus au monde: l ensemble de son 1/2uvre represente 500millions d exemplaires vendus.

Anthea Bell is the recipient of the Schlegel Tieck Prize for translation from German, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, and the Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize in 2002 for the translation of W. G. Sebald s Austerlitz, and the 2003 Austrian State Prize for Literary Translation. She lives in Cambridge, England.