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Astérix et le chaudron (Astérix #13)

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Réputé pour son courage et sa probité, Astérix se voit chargé de veiller personnellement sur un chaudron rempli de sesterces confié par Moralélastix, chef gaulois d’un village voisin désireux d’échapper à l’impôt romain.

Pendant la nuit, des voleurs s’introduisent dans sa hutte et dérobent le chaudron. Par sa faute, le village est déshonoré. Astérix doit partir, il est bann
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published 2005 by Hachette (first published October 31st 1968)
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Gavin
Sep 16, 2015 Gavin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics, cartoon
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DISCLAIMER: I grew up on Asterix, in the 80s, and in fact, I think my love of puns came from these books, and my understanding of that form of humour. They were my dad's books, and I remember when the "new" Asterix came out in Canada, getting it for him as a present, and it was a HUGE deal...this was the late 80s, and Albert Uderzo was still alive.

Lucky #13...A great place to start, from the ones in stock at my local.
I've read each of the books tons of times, but this one was always missing pag
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Helmut
Mar 10, 2015 Helmut rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics
Non olet
Ich habe mich beim Lesen gefragt, was eigentlich den Stil von Uderzo ausmacht. Bei einer Reihe, die man seit man denken kann kennt, stellt man sich solche Fragen selten, seltsamerweise. Bei Franquin liebe ich seine Schnörkel und Schnurren, bei Hergé seine klare Linie, bei Morris die Farbspiele und manchmal experimentellen Perspektiven. Uderzo dagegen setzt voll auf Details, und er hat einen unglaublich kontrollierten, dabei gleichzeitig schwungvollen Strich. Bei Uderzo findet man keine e
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David Sarkies
Mar 07, 2014 David Sarkies rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comedy
Have Asterix and Obelix met their match?
14 September 2013

Well, a chief of a nearby village whose name is Moralsarelastix (that is the Chieftain's name, not the village's name) arrives at the little Gaulish village that we know so well with a cauldron full of money. As it turns out Ceaser has become bankrupt due to all of the wars that he has been fighting and so that he can continue fighting the wars, he has decided to raise some more taxes. However, despite the fact that Moralsarelastix happen
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Purvi Petal
Dec 24, 2015 Purvi Petal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another favourite. <3
Jacques le fataliste et son maître
Bella storia, che tiene insieme una serie di avventure ora più ora meno ispirate (notevole l’esperienza teatrale e l’exploit nel commercio dei cinghiali).
Vasco Ribeiro
Jan 03, 2015 Vasco Ribeiro rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in2014
História crítica dos costumes contemporâneos na relação com o dinheiro e com as formas de o ganhar.
Um chefe vizinho colaboracionista com os romanps, conhecido por não ser muito fiável, confia aos nossos amigos um caldeirão cheio de sestércios alegadamente para não os entregar ao cobrador de impostos romano.
A honra da aldeia fica fiadora da guarda do caldeirão.
Porém nessa noite o caldeirão é roubado. E astérix que ficara por seu guardião, é banido da aldeia até voltar a encher o caldeirão de sest
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Vanja Antonijevic
This is # 13, and a fair, but not great addition to the series.


Summary from Wikipedia:

"Whosemoralsarelastix, the chief of a neighboring Gaulish village, is a mean and greedy man who often does business with the Romans. When the Romans instigate new taxes, Whosemoralsarelastix says he does not want to pay and asks the people of Asterix's village to safeguard a cauldron full of money, his village's treasures.

Asterix is left in charge of the cauldron full of sestertii which promptly gets stolen dur
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Keko Chezumar
Nov 18, 2007 Keko Chezumar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cauldron atau terjemahan Indonesianya Panci Sup Bawang adalah simbol dari ketundukan bangsa Galia terhadap Romawi. Setidaknya sebagian besar dari mereka, sebab masih ada satu desa, Armorix, yang tidak mau mengikuti aturan membayar upeti kepada Roma.

Tapi saat sepanci sistercii (mata uang Romawi) hilang saat berada dalam tanggung jawabnya, Asterix terpaksa bertanggung jawab untuk mencari gantinya. Obelix dengan setia menemaninya, walaupun dia sama sekali tidak tahu misi perjalanan mereka kali ini.
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Oliver
Apr 20, 2014 Oliver rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Asterix is put in charge of guarding a cauldron full onion soup flavoured gold from a neighbouring Gaulish village. Difficulties arise and A&O are forced to come up with a number of ways to try to make money - which mostly fail as they are not commercially minded fellows. A fun detour from the regular Asterix travels. Finally the Pirates get some good luck, despite an unfortunate and misguided foray into hospitality management.
Manuel Chiofi
Feb 01, 2016 Manuel Chiofi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quale disonore per il villaggio! Il paiolo pieno di sesterzi a cui Asterix faceva la guardia è stato svuotato e ora deve recuperare il denaro, o non potrà fare ritorno al villaggio. Obelix certo non lo lascerà solo, ma questa volta i nostri toccheranno il fondo prima di trovare una soluzione.
Albo particolare con Asterix e Obelix costretti a lavorare, mendicare, scommettere alle corse e persino cercare di rapinare una banca pur di riempire il paiolo.
Liam Proven
Nov 21, 2012 Liam Proven rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reread in French as practice.

This was a little harder to follow than /Astérix chez les Bretons/ as the subject matter is a lot less familiar - but it still works even for a reader only semi-competent in la belle langue.

It has some slightly more serious themes for an Asterix book: evading (Roman) taxation, financial imprudence, gambling, and the touching exile of the hero of the indomitable Gauls from his beloved village.

His many attempts to refill the cauldron with sestercii or denarii work well
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Sarah Crawford
Another Gaulish chief visits the village and brings a cauldron with money in it so it can be protected. The money is stolen and it's obvious the chief from the other village is behind it.

Asterix and Obelix then try to make money to fill the cauldron but things continually go wrong. They even try to rob bank. Eventually they confront the corrupt chief after taking money from some Romans, and prove that he had arranged everything himself.

Probably the least funny of the entire series.
Denim Datta
Sep 22, 2014 Denim Datta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adventure, comics, comedy
Nice and funny one. This is 13h issue of Asterix series...

A neighboring Gaulish chief asks the people of Asterix’s village to help guard a cauldron full of money from the Romans. But the sneaky chief plans to double-cross everyone. So he steals back the cash just when Asterix is standing sentinel.
Can Asterix and Obelix recover the riches?
Linda Hall
May 28, 2014 Linda Hall rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
AWESOME!!! There is nothing that comes close to Asterix - I have the whole series, both on e-books and hard-copy and they are some of most treasured possessions. I grew up with them and they are simply the best!
Christina-Rose
Apr 15, 2014 Christina-Rose rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adventure-yay
Incredibly smart for a children's book- but honestly, a good book should be ageless, not just for children and this book definitely had a lot of funny themes for all ages. haha I'll always love reading them.
Martyn
Just when I thought this series couldn't possibly keep on generating fantastic character names it reels me back in with Chief Whosemoralsarelastix and a Roman actor named Laurensolivius! Great stuff.
Saranga Sharma
Jan 17, 2016 Saranga Sharma rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Extremely funny. Obelix makes you laugh a lot of times. What's more, doesn't take more than an hour to read. Perfect way to spend a lazy Saturday afternoon. :)
Murshidul
Apr 22, 2014 Murshidul rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The smartest man in the Gaulish village is outsmart by the chief of another village. Asterix is in for a surprise throughout the storyline.
Saint No Stopping Us

Six out of ten. CBR format.

A neighbouring Gaulish chief asks Asterix to protect a cauldron full of money from the Romans. They agree but what happens when the cauldron is stolen?

Edward Davies
Sep 06, 2015 Edward Davies rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This one works as a nice mystery as Asterix and company try to locate a stolen cauldron full of money.
Christian Krüger
Feb 07, 2016 Christian Krüger rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ein etwas vorhersehbares Verwirrspiel enthält jede Menge Witz und nimmt sich keineswegs selbst ernst.
Greg
Jan 29, 2016 Greg rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a really funny one, the duo trying to refill the cauldron any way they can.
Stefanus Andre
Jun 05, 2014 Stefanus Andre rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Asterix and Obelix are trying different jobs to make money, each job ended hilariously.
Knut Sigurd
Jun 08, 2015 Knut Sigurd rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bd
Ordboka er kjekk for å liste ut somme av ordspela.
Graham Armstrong
Still a fun book to read
itchy
Jul 18, 2015 itchy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: soft
go pirates!
Tina
May 03, 2015 Tina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good read
Jenika Ioffreda
3.5 stars
Veronica Molina
Apr 14, 2014 Veronica Molina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bueno =)
Bruce
Jul 15, 2010 Bruce rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Asterix the Cauldron – A&O learns the economics of labor as they are forced to earn back a cauldron of sesterces stolen on their watch; bright spoof of Milton Friedman’s and John Maynard Keynes’ theories (see also Obelix and Company).
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René Goscinny was a French author, editor and humorist, who is best known for the comic book Astérix, which he created with illustrator Albert Uderzo, and for his work on the comic series Lucky Luke with Morris (considered the series' golden age).

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