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Tintin i Tibet (Tintin #20)

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Along with Mickey Mouse and Asterix, Tintin is one of the world's most recognizable cartoon characters. If you haven't read any of his adventures, you are missing a real pleasure. The clean, crisp art style that defines modern European comics is almost entirely the influence of Hergé. Considered to be one of Hergé's masterworks, Tintin in Tibet is a great book for both old ...more
Paperback, 62 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Bonnier Carlson (first published 1959)
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Sep 23, 2007 Josh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone!
Shelves: comics
I've been a Tintin reader -- and Hergé fan -- since I can remember; for many years, The Adventures of Tintin were the only comics I read. Hergé's artistic innovations are well-documented: beautiful "clear line" artwork and blueprint-perfect backgrounds; complex, carefully plotted stories; hilarious characters and deft comedic timing. What always excited me about the Tintin books was their globe-spanning reach, to locales as remote as the north Atlantic, the Middle East, South America, and, of co ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
Tintin au Tibet=Tintin in Tibet (Tintin, #20), Hergé
عنوان: تن تن در تبت جلد 20؛ نویسنده: هرژه؛ مترجم: خسرو سمیعی؛ تهران، یونیورسال، 1354، در 62 ص؛
Nov 11, 2010 Sammy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic
My review, as published at Tintin Books:

Mention Tintin to any fan over 20, and chances are they'll recall Red Rackham's Treasure, and then "Tintin in Tibet". The first - filled with adventure, science, excitement and a tale of pirates - is obvious; the second, not so much.

As everyone knows, one of the forces that led to this album's creation was Herge's own personal problems, and haunting dreams of an expanse of never-ending white. Determined to take the series in a new direction, Herge ended up
Michael Gerald
Mar 08, 2012 Michael Gerald rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is my dearest Tintin book, as I brought this all the way to my trip to China, Nepal and India! This would be a good traveling companion to Tibet, Nepal (Kathmandu and Bhaktapur) and India (New Delhi). Don't forget to pose with a Tibetanchorten, Tibetan prayer flags, Boudhanath stupa (with the eye!), old temple of Bhaktapur, and the one I have yet to visit: Everest Base Camp and Potala Place of Tibet.
Apr 17, 2016 Ratul rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
যে জিনিস পড়া উচিত ছিল কিশোর বয়সে, সেইটা পড়লাম বুড়া বয়সে আইসা। কিনতু কিছু করার ছিল না তখন, হাতের কাছে পাই নাই। পাওয়ার কোন কারণও ছিল না। যাই হোক, বেটার লেইট দযন নেভার! ...more
David Sarkies
Adventure on the Roof of the World
26 February 2012

A lot of people seem to like this one but I felt that it was a little lacking compared to Herge's previous two albums: The Calculus Affair and the Red Sea Sharks. This album sees Tintin and Captain Haddock travel to the remote country of Tibet in search of a friend of Tintin's who was on a plane that had crashed in the Himalayas. Now, I found it a little interesting that the plane Chang caught when he was travelling to Europe from China seemed t
Maria Carmo
This is, most probably, my favourite book of Tintin's adventures! In it, Tintin'sgrowing intuition leads him to follow the clues of his missing friend Chang, who had a plane crash in Tibet... The whole book is a hymn to friendship and endurance, because not only Tintin risks his life to try and find a friend whom everyone thinks is dead, but also Captain Haddock, even though grumbling all the way, in the end always decides to accompany Tintin, even though there is danger to their lives in the ex ...more
Aug 22, 2015 Maarten rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
A wonderfully gripping story about friendship and love. That is the simplest and best description I can come up with, even though zillions of books fit that description. But this is a special one. Because of the gorgeous 'ligne claire' drawing, the depth of the characters, the perfect pacing and build-up of the story (which has very little action but is rich in the typical Tintinesque elements like Captain Haddock's humorous behaviour and the near impossible twists and turns and escapes) and als ...more
Mar 01, 2011 Annie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Blistering Barnacles! This is the issue that made me want to buy the whole box set. It's lighthearted, quirky and a smartly composed comic where the reader journeys in a mini-escape into the world of Tin Tin where adventures abound. It's definitely written for a younger audience as a lot of things just happen to happen and some things are left unexplained. None-the-less, I say it's smartly written because of how Herge captures the cultural idiosyncrasies of Tibet so well within so few pages. It' ...more
Claris Sarkissian
کلاس اول دبستان بودم و حتی فارسی را که زبان مادریم نیست خوب بلد نبودم. دیکته ام رو بیست شدم و پدرم برای تشویق به من پول داد. من هم با اون پول یکی از سری کتاب های تن تن را خریدم. یادم نیست کدامش بود اما یادمه که روزها طول کشید تا خواندمش. وقتی تمام شد فکر می کردم چه کتاب قطوری رو تمام کردم. این جوری بود که کتابخوانی رو شروع کردم. پول تو چیبی ها و تشویقی هام رو جمع می کردم و هر دفعه یکی دیگه از سری کتاب های تن تن رو می خریدم و می خوندم.
دوست ندارم کتابی را دو بار بخونم (البته منظورم فقط کتاب داستا
Aug 15, 2015 Alistair rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is my favourite tintin book. It's so deep and enjoyable. A must read.
Ashley Capes
Sep 23, 2012 Ashley Capes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: tintin
Perhaps the most emotional volume in Herge's Tintin series, Tintin in Tibet(1960) is certainly the one I've read the most times.

Not as much action as usual, but with its mystery woven around a heartfelt storyline that sees Tintin and Haddock searching the snowy mountains of Tibet for Tintin's friend Chang, it's a fantastic piece of storytelling, that, despite the darker subject matter, is still graced with Herge's usual fine sense of humour.

While it can be difficult to separate pleasant memories

Georges Remi Herge is my favorite author/cartoonist! His brilliant mind speaks out and sprawl out for adventurous people(like me)! This suitable-for-all-age series is definitely the most mind-catching series I've ever read! I love thee, Tintin/Herge! In this book, Tintin goes back to China(Tibet) and looks for his friend, Chang, whom he had heard was in a plane crush that occurred right at where he was in Tibet. There is a story behind this book that simple readers might not know.
Herge is a Be
Tim Pendry
Nov 09, 2008 Tim Pendry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Children
Herge's 'Adventures of Tintin' are classic 'ligne claire' comic books, representing a type of clear Continental style of draughtsmanship that often contrasts with the moodier styles more recently developed in the US and East Asia.

There has been some politically correct criticism of the Tintin adventures, which amount to 24 comic books written from the 1930s to the 1970s (the last unfinished from the early 1980s) - - but the truth is that the adventures wer
M. Lawrence
Feb 24, 2011 M. Lawrence rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A good read, set in the mysterious Himalayas. Great, as usual, with lots of cultural insight and beautiful artwork with an exciting and adventurous story line. Hergé is a genius with this kind of thing. My favorite panel is one in which there is a vista of snow covered mountains on every side, with a wrecked plane and the rescuers set in the middle. You really get a sense of the cold, and the loneliness and how small the humans are compared with the cruel mountains around them.
Harish Kumar Sarma Challapalli
Great Adventure again by tin tin and co!! Few of the earlier installments were a kind of mind games, but this is an out and out adventurous stuff!!

Tin-Tin has shown the value of friendship!! Snowy is as cute as ever!! Captain haddock was hilarious!! Enjoyed it fully!! Narration was great and I still remember the animation part I saw years ago!!
Nov 27, 2011 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Bettie
I will never get tired of Tintin stories, specially this great BBC dramatizations.
Feb 24, 2008 mirna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: herge
tintin : a bit tired... i must say, but on top of the world. The mountain are superb... and the air's like champaign. You ought to come with me one day...
captain haddock : not on your life! i don't mind mountain as scenarybut this passion for climbering about over piles of rock, that's what's beats me! Beside, you've always got to come down again, what's it all in aid of, anyway?
==> well, in this case i have to agree with you captain!!

Here, captain met his match at last??
==> seneng gu
I loved this story when I first came across it as a child while watching the 1991 cartoon series. Reading it now, I find some parts of the story unintentionally funny. Captain Haddock, Tintin and Snowy are off to Nepal to rescue Tintin's old friend Chang. Their stop-over in India is hilarious, with Captain Haddock riding a cow! We even get some yelling in Hindi in Nepal which is extremely amusing. The illustrations are beautiful in this one, and a much welcome break from the usual yellow desert ...more
Dec 03, 2011 Speckle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was raised on the Tintin books that my dad had in our bookcase. He'd read them to me as bedtime stories. Tintin's adventures in outer space, the Secret of the Unicorn (can't wait to see the movie), Tintin in Tibet (obviously).

It's a story about a young reporter, his mischevious dog, and the grouchy, usually drunk Captain Haddock. Maybe not the best material to read to a six year-old, but the whole style of it is enrapturing. The art is simple and flat, but has its own charm (as the Wall Street
Oct 05, 2011 Genevieve rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I grew up reading Tintin with my father, after we had read or reread Tintin ,
We would discuss it and debate it regarding the history and polical criticism Herge portrayed.
For today standards Tintin is very Unpolitically correct. Especially in his early books ie Tintin in the congo.and Tintin in russia,However Herge is criticising what he saw wrong in the world back then.1930 was a very different world than 2011.Herge's earlier Titin's were more political than his later books,with the addition of
Oct 21, 2015 Guguk rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Baca buku komik ini dulu itu deg-degan banget~
Karena bacanya diem-2, 'nyolong' dari lemari si Kuching (^ ^;)>

Aku suka! Selain gambar yang b(^0^)d dan cerita yang seru, juga pesan Tintin nge-jleeb banget~
Pesan bahwa Yeti juga manusiaa.., punya rasa punya hatiii!! ヾ(〇)ノ *dengan suara serak-serak garing*

Becanda...(garing juga)

Maksudku, pesan kalo manusia yang wajahnya seseram Yeti pun belum tentu hatinya gak seram...//lah

Ya pokoknya jangan menilai seseorang (manusia/makhluk lainnya) dari 'penamp
Desiree Koh
Sep 06, 2008 Desiree Koh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's true, much of Tintin is politically incorrect these days. But reading these as a kid, few other literature took me to countries less explored -- Nancy Drew never went to Nepal and Tibet and almost came face-to-face with the Abominable Snowman.

One of the purer Tintin adventures with no political implications, I particularly enjoyed this one because it preached friendship and loyalty. You better hope you have a friend like Tintin, who would hike through snow-capped Himalayas to save you after
I think what I like the best in the Tintin and Snowy Comics is Captain Haddock; he is a dramatic and funny character. And I also like the moments with him and Mr Calculus.

(This scene cracked me up so much!)
Catherine Woodman
Jul 29, 2011 Catherine Woodman rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This album was first published in 1960. It is one ofmy favorite Tintin. Tintin has a vivid dream in which his friend Tchang is in serious danger. They soon find out that his friend was on a plane that crashed in the Himalayas. There were no survivors reported, but Tintin is still convinced that Tchang is alive. Tintin and Captain Haddock flies to India and then they go to the Nepalese/Tibetan border. The adventure that follows is gripping and full of mystery and it has some great humor. The cold ...more
Good Tintin, not great Tintin -- a very linear storyline, essentially one long trip. Some great large-panel illustrations: Tintin waking up from his nightmare at the chessboard ("CHANG!") and the panorama of the wrecked airplane.

Realism doesn't really matter in Tintin, but interesting from an adult perspective: the intro establishes some mountaineering cred for Tintin, but what on earth is the Captain doing on vertical slopes? Also, the good mariner is really pushing the limit of his (hilarious?
Jan 31, 2016 Diane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
We really enjoyed reading this together. Quite silly sometimes, but also a great way to show that loyalty pays off and friendship is important.
May 31, 2015 JulieLaLa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My first ever Tintin and I quite enjoyed it!
Roi Simkin
Feb 29, 2016 Roi Simkin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Georges Prosper Remi (22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), better known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comics writer and artist.
His best known and most substantial work is The Adventures of Tintin comic book series, which he wrote and illustrated from 1929 until his death in 1983, leaving the twenty-fourth Tintin adventure Tintin and Alph-Art unfinished. His work remains a strong influence on comics
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