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Publisher Description

When Adrenalin, the rebellious daughter of the great Gaulish chieftain Vercingétorix, arrives at their village, Asterix and Obelix are tasked with protecting her from the Romans chasing her. This is easier said than done though, as Adrenalin is desperate to escape!
Follow our favourite heroes as they try and reach Adrenalin before the Romans do. With trademark jokes and chaotic fight scenes, the latest instalment in this best-selling series is sure to entertain new and old fans alike.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2019
October 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
48
Pages
PUBLISHER
Hachette Children's Group
SIZE
65
MB

Customer Reviews

Ralph Horace ,

An embarrassment to the Asterix legacy. Such a shame.

Too many issues with the English translation to list.
It's like the translator hasn't read more than a couple of the previous books & doesn't really understand the 'rules' of character naming or the conventions established in the earlier, English versions of the books, let alone the intelligent, educated humour Anthea Bell & Derek Hockridge brought to the English versions they translated.
This is just lazy & insulting to both the Asterix series & to fans of the series. Is there no quality control any more?
I've been collecting these books for about 40 years, but now I'm seriously considering calling it a day. "...Missing Scroll" was genuinely good, but "...Chariot Race" was disappointing in a few areas & "...Chieftain's Daughter" was an uncomfortably embarrassing read & a real chore to finish.

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