Asterix in Britain (Asterix #8)

Author(s): René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)

Graphic Novels

The Romans have invaded Britain, but one village still holds out. Asterix and Obelix come to help, with a barrel of magic potion in hand. But to deliver the precious brew, the Gaulish heroes must face fog, rain, bad food, warm beer, and the Roman, too.


Product Information

Asterix is the highest-selling book series in the world. Worldwide sales now exceed 320,000,000, outstripping even J K Rowling. Asterix has been translated into 107 languages and dialects. 11,000 web sites devoted to Asterix. Combined UK sales of the last 5 books - 2.2 million copies.

A great comic series proving that children's literature isn't limited to prose. Time Out

Rene Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, and spent most of his childhood in Argentina, before eventually moving to Paris in 1951. He died in 1977. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. Asterix the Gaul, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 33 Asterix albums. Albert Uderzo was born in 1927 in a small village in Marne, France. He met Rene Goscinny in 1951 and on 29 October 1959 their most famous creation, Asterix, made his first appearance on page 20 of Pilote. Asterix the Gaul, their first album, was published in 1961 and there have now been 33 Asterix albums.

General Fields

  • : 9780752866192
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Orion
  • : May 2004
  • : 287mm X 216mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : Airport/ export only
  • : Albert Uderzo
  • : English
  • : 741.5
  • : 48
  • : Comic strip fiction / graphic novels
  • : 48 Colour Photo\Illu(s)