Margot (midnight_birth) wrote in margot_quotes,

Tintin and the Picaros by Hergé.


Title: Tintin and the Picaros.
Author: Hergé.
Genre: Fiction, graphic novel, humour, adventure, mystery.
Country: Belgium.
Language: French.
Publication Date: 1975-1976.
Summary: Bianca Castafiore and her crew, along with Thomson and Thompson, are being imprisoned for allegedly attempting to overthrow General Tapioca's dictatorship in the banana republic of San Theodoros, currently in a civil struggle with the guerrilla resistance force, the Picaros. After being tricked into coming to the country to be framed for similar crimes, Tintin, Captain Haddock and Professor Calculus quickly escape and join the resistance, realizing the only way to save their friends is to help their old friend General Alcazar enact a successful Revolution.

My rating: 8.5/10.
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