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Tintin in Tibet is a highly regarded book. In fact, it’s arguably the most highly regarded book in the entire Adventures of Tintin collection, and it’s easy to see why. While I could recall the events of some of the stories I’d read as a child almost word-for-word, and while I harbour a deep affection for particular adventures in the series, I don’t think I was looking for ...more
Paperback, 62 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Bonnier Carlson (first published 1960)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Tintin au Tibet = Tintin in Tibet (Tintin, #20), Hergé
Tintin in Tibet (French: Tintin au Tibet) is the twentieth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. It was serialised weekly from September 1958 to November 1959 in Tintin magazine and published as a book in 1960. Hergé considered it his favourite Tintin adventure and an emotional effort, as he created it while suffering from traumatic nightmares and a personal conflict while deciding to leave his wi
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Josh
Sep 21, 2007 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
Manybooks
While I am more than well aware of the fact that Hergé's Tintin au Tibet has a few rather obvious issues with paternalism, and that there are also some comments and pictorial descriptions that I definitely would consider as being politically and culturally insensitive, or at least potentially so, Tintin au Tibet is still and likely will always be amongst my absolute favourites of the series. Aside from discovering enlightening, interesting information and details about Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism ...more
George K.
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Βαθμολογία: 9/10

Το 2016 διάβασα ένα κόμικ της σειράς ("Το σπασμένο αυτί") και το 2017 τρία ("Το μαύρο νησί", "Το σκήπτρο του Όττοκαρ" και "Το μυστικό του Μονόκερου"), αλλά για κάποιο λόγο δεν μπήκα στον κόπο να γράψω σχόλια για τις πολύ ωραίες και άκρως ψυχαγωγικές αυτές περιπέτειες του Τεντέν. Τώρα, όμως, λέω να γράψω το κατιτίς μου για το "Ο Τεντέν στο Θιβέτ", γιατί πιθανότατα είναι το καλύτερο από τα οχτώ που έχω διαβάσει μέχρι στιγμής (ίσως μαζί με το "Ο κάβουρας με τις χρυσές δαγκάνες", που
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Gary
Aug 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Firmly convinced that his friend Chang, has survived the plane crash in Nepal, Tintin, accompanied by Captain Haddock, sets off for Nepal to rescue Chang.
After passing through New Deli and Nepal (where we explore the sights and sounds of these wonderful places, Tintin and the reluctant Captain set off for the Tibetan Himalayas for the mission impossible.
This is one of Herge�s best works as he explores the , hazards of Himalayan mountain climbing, the gentle Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and the t
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Sammy
Sep 21, 2010 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
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Wanda
***Wanda’s Summer Carnival of Children’s Literature***

Would you believe that this particular adventure story was the cause of my very first financial crisis? I was a devoted reader of Children’s Digest, which brought all kinds of interesting topics to me out on our small Canadian farm and serialized in the centre of each issue was The Adventures of Tintin. I don’t even know who started my subscription, but I know that I had to save my money to keep it renewed. I gladly did so because I so enjoye
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Michael Gerald
Mar 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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
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Virna
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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.
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Matti Karjalainen
Tintti saa kuulla, että hänen vanhaa ystäväänsä Tsangia kuljettanut lentokone on pudonnut Himalajan vuoristoon. Kaikkien matkustajien uskotaan kuolleen. Tintti näkee kuitenkin unen, jossa kiinalaispoika anoo apua "puoliksi hautautuneena lumeen, loukkaantuneena ja haavoittuneena".

Niinpä sankarimme päättää lähteä kaukaiseen Tiibetiin etsimään ystäväänsä yhdessä uskollisen Milou-koiran ja vastahakoisen kapteeni Haddockin kanssa. Seikkailu on vaaroja täynnä, ja kaiken lisäksi vuorilla kerrotaan tari
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Roohul  Poolak
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is absolutely an adventure story, where Tintin sets out to save his friend Chang. I am under the impression that the world was busy about Tibet when he wrote this piece of art!
Laura
Nov 25, 2011 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.
Cheese
Mar 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is my favourite tintin book. It's so deep and enjoyable. A must read.
Sophie
Jul 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Sophie by: Nicholas
I once again let my brother convince me into reading another Tintin book! But this time, I wasn't even slightly disappointed. THIS BOOK IS REALLY, REALLY GREAT.

Since my brother is the expert on Tintin, I will tell you what he said: That this book is one of the most emotional books out of all the Tintin novels. In this comic, Tintin experiences emotions for the first time (at least for the first time I've read, haha)! The emotional punch this book puts on you when he looks at the paper and finds
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Darren
Straightforward kids' adventure story, with plenty of action, humour and slapstick (provided by the accident-prone Captain Haddock!). All Himalaya-related elements make an appearance: sherpas, monks, blizzards, avalanches, mountain-climbing, echoes, yaks, the Yeti etc. I particularly liked the bit where Snowy got drunk on whisky and fell off the mountainside! Lovely artwork. Great to just reel off one of these as light relief between more serious books.
Debalina
It was a refreshing change! Tintin was not solving crime or after some smuggler but he was saving a friend from a Yeti! Cool Tintin! Though the telepathic idea of communication was a bit "rolling-my-eyes" kind! :P But I loved the poor Yeti Sad that they did not say bye to him in a more romantic way. :D
Tim Pendry
Nov 09, 2008 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herg%C3%A9 - but the truth is that the adventures wer
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Maarten
Sep 18, 2009 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
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
Annie
Mar 01, 2011 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
Emily
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
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Ashley Capes
Sep 15, 2012 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

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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
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Guguk
Aug 13, 2015 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 'pe
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Lukas Dambrauskas
It is my favourite book in this classic book series. It hasn't lots of action but this journey was awesome. Nothing is better than reading how Tintin wants to help his friend and sets of a journey with full of adventures. No one believes that Tintin's friend is alive but the journalist doesn't believe in that. So Tintin fights with a Jeti, he is covered in snow, he climbs into a steep mountain and risks his life for his friend that can be already dead.
M. Lawrence
Feb 23, 2011 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 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!!
Nicole
Aug 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Much better than I expected! My son recommended this book to me as he is a big fan of Tintin. I was impressed with the suspense in the storyline as well as the detail in the pictures. I am not one to read graphic novels or comics though I may consider reading another book in the Tintin series in the future as this was a good read.
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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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