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Prisoners of the Sun

(Tintin #14)

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  11,320 ratings  ·  209 reviews
After The Seven Crystal Balls set the eerie stage, Tintin and his friends continue their adventures in Peru. There Tintin rescues an orange-seller named Zorrino from being bullied, and the young man becomes their guide in their quest to find the Temple of the Sun. But they find more than they bargained for and end up in a hot spot. The perils of this engaging two-part adve ...more
Paperback, 62 pages
Published 2002 by Egmont (first published 1946)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Le temple du soleil=Prisoners of the Sun (Tintin #14), Hergé
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: ماه مارس سال 1994 میلادی
عنوان: معبد خورشید؛ نویسنده: هرژه؛ مترجم: خسرو سمیعی؛ تهران، یونیورسال، 1354، در 62 ص؛ موضوع: داستانهای فکاهی از نویسندگان بلژیکی در قرن 20 م
چهاردهمین کتاب از سری کتابهای تن تن و میلو؛ که دنباله ی کتاب هفت گوی بلورین است. تن تن و کاپیتان هادوک برای یافتن پروفسور تورنسل عازم آمریکای جنوبی میشوند؛ و سرانجام، پس از ماجراهای فراوان، توسط بازماندگان تمدن اینکاها، دستگیر و به مرگ محکوم میشوند. اما ت
Le Temple du Soleil is the sequel to The Seven Crystal Balls (which I have unfortunately never managed to fully read) and while it is definitely a tale of both engaging high spirited adventure and often even rather majorly hilarious and funny in scope, especially with regard to Captain Haddock's antics and general attitudes (like the repeated times he gets spit in the face by llamas, for considering that llamas tend to only engage in this type of behaviour when and if they are seriously annoyed ...more
David Sarkies
Feb 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adventure
The Inca curse takes Tintin and Haddock to Peru
17 February 2012

It took me a while to get around to reading this one (okay, it was a week, but then again I am re-reading all of my Tintin comics, and getting my hands on the ones that I don't have, though I have found that getting a copy of Tintin in the Congo is going to be an expensive endeavour) but I finally read it this morning and I must say that I absolutely loved it. This is an adventure story in the truest sense of the word. It pretty muc
Niloo N
عالى بود! عااالى !

+ با تشكر از صان :))))))
Aug 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
A grand Peruvian adventure in which the Captain proves himself to be almost as annoying as Willie in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. He gets bit by mosquitos, laughed at by howler monkeys, licked by an anteater, bowled over by a tapir, sits on an alligator and is spat upon by multitudes of llamas.

Through it all, he does manage to hang onto his cap, so there's that...
My life is better (and cusses, richer), thanks to Captain Haddock and moments like these:
Harish Challapalli
Nov 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: comic lovers
Today after coming from The secret of the unicorn movie, I was inspired to read the comics!!

During my childhood I used to watch the adventures of tintin cartoon!! Instantly I fell in love with the story!! After a long time I got an opportunity to read the series!!

The prisoners of the sun is one of my favorites among the comic series!! Tin-tin as usual with his spontaneous nature dealt with the problem!! It was awesome when he chose the date of sacrifice!!

Do read the comic, if u get an opportunit
Asraful Shumon
May 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics
Ah come on, make a movie out of the story--The Seven crystal balls and prisoner of the sun! It will be box office hit for sure.
Matti Karjalainen
"Seitsemän kristallipallon" jatko-osa oli jo lapsena eräs parhaista Tintti-albumeista, ja kärkipäässä se keikkunee vieläkin. Tarina itsessään on melkoista todellisuuspakoa, joka kadonneine inka-yhteiskuntineen ja uhrimenoineen tuo mieleen Edgar Rice Burroughsin tarinatehtaan.
Tetty Marlinda
#49 for 2018
Genre: Children Comic
Mar 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
"Billions of blue blistering barnacles!!!" ....That has been a very funny Tintin. I like these Comics since my childhood. Maybe i read the Inca adventures now for the third or forth time, but this time with the Tintin App on my Laptop, so i could make the cute pictures from time to time very big to admire Herges paintings....i like them so much.

My own little snowy or Struppi i have adventures with on the Philippino Jungle Islands.
Ramin Azodi
Nov 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
نکته شگفت انگیزی که بهش برخوردم این که در سال های کودکی من قیمت این کتاب ها یک جهش عجیب غریب داشت به طوری که باید صبر میکردم تا شماره های بعدی رو کسی به عنوان هدیه در مناسبت خاصی برام تهیه کنه. این مسئله به وضوح در خاطر من هست؛ یک بار مادربزرگم ده تا از کتاب های تن تن رو باهم برام خرید و من حسابی در فکر فرو رفتم که بنده خدا چقدر در خرج افتاده!
وانگهی، امروز وقتی رفتم تا قیمت پشت جلد کتاب رو در سال 1380 ببینم، با عدد دو هزار و پانصد تومان رو به رو شدم که خب در سال 1395 این مبلغ کرایه تاکسی خطی ها
Ashley Capes
Nov 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: tintin
Another superb adventure - great finish too. I remember being surprised by the ending when I first read it as a kid and this time around it's fun to see Haddock stressing and Tintin kicking back :D

Loved the 'through the waterfall section' and the various animals tormenting Haddock in the jungles too. Probably the best 'two-part' adventure in the series for me.
Jul 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: tintin
ادامه «هفت گوی بلوری» که تن تن و کاپیتان هادوک برای پیدا کردن پروفسور کلکولس به پرو می روند. و باز هم با اقبال و زیرکی استثنایی تن تن از مخمصه بزرگی فرار می کنند. از بهترین های تن تن.
Nabila Tabassum Chowdhury
এটাও একটুর জনয পারফেকট হতে গিয়ে রয়ে গেল। হিউমার, এডভেঞচার, ডরয়িং সবই পারফেকট। কিনতু একটা বই একই সাথে যখন সায়েনস এবং যাদুটোনা দুটোর কারযকারিতা দেখায়, তখন কিছুটা বিশবাসযোগযতা হারিয়ে বসে। ...more
Dec 15, 2011 rated it liked it
From BBC Radio 4 Extra:
With Professor Calculus in grave danger, the boy reporter and dog Snowy lead a rescue.
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics, tintin, sudamerica
Disegni fantastici, una storia affascinante e gag splendidamente incastrate.
Sep 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Or: Captain Haddock and the llamas. What confused me is that sometimes haddock and Tintin adresses each other with "Tu " and in other times with "vous". Same goes for Tintin and the Inca.
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: soft
once again, motor-mouth archibald provide reliably comedic dialogue like, "stand back, anachronisms!"

Shivam Kalra
May 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My first Tintin and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Plus, I got some great insight into Herge and what made him write Tintin.
Marie-Hélène Racine
Le racisme dégouline dans les œuvres d'Hergé...
Qudwatu Nabila
Another book I had to read for the Pragmatic course assignment. I enjoyed this assignment very much! I remember watching the cartoon version of this story, even though it might be the previous part of it.

I like Tintin. I always love his kind and friendly attitude; it feels like he is always capable of making new friends wherever he goes. I always love his adventure. Reading the comic (and watching the cartoons) are like going around the world, exploring various cultures, and meeting many kinds o
Aug 20, 2015 rated it it was ok
Arguably this is better than the first part but I can't bring myself to elevate it to 3 stars. Being tired and grumpy has something to do with it but the plot seems rushed and reads more like a travelogue through the Peruvian landscape than a taut action thriller. The art work is exception here though.

The train sequence, climbing in the mountains and the waterfall all work nicely but the jungle sequence with a sudden parade of native animals just feels like a trip to zoo. A lot of 'days pass' an
Martin Tuozzo
Dec 08, 2016 rated it it was ok
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Michael Gerald
Jul 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the concluding part of Tintin's adventure in Peru and the Inca.

I would have liked this book more if there were an elaboration on how the Inca made the expedition members sick (see The Seven Crystal Balls). The plot seems rushed, and the foolishness of the Thompson twins does not amuse and serves only as an annoying irrelevance.

In essence, "The Seven Crystal Balls" and "The Prisoners of The Sun" can be seen as prototypes of arguably the best Tintin book, "Tintin in Tibet". Tintin and Had
Nick Nguyen
3.5 stars

Great to read and see PRISONERS OF THE SUN as it was originally published in serial form to inaugurate Hergé's new postwar magazine Le Journal de Tintin (though this volume does not represent the first time that the story was reprinted in this form). The presentation of the supplementary information by Goddin face-à-face with the original pages carries over from its preceding companion volume, though this time around the context is dominated by Hergé's research on National Geographic ex
Jul 27, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the direct sequel to The Seven Crystal Balls, although perhaps it's more fair to say that it's a single story split into two books. Originally published in 1949, it's a more sensitive story than some of the earlier ones. Tintin and Haddock have arrived in Peru, hot on the trail of Calculus who has been abducted by South American Indians. After saving a young Indian orange seller from bullying, the boy agrees to guide Tintin and Haddock into the mountains, which is where Calculus' trail l ...more
Aug 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The Tintin stories for anyone who has read them and understands their history can't be viewed as anything other than groundbreaking. The beginnings of these stories have been around as long as the Lord of the Rings, the illustration and environments in the Tintin books are accurate and extremely detailed. Anyone who has spent even a little time exploring Herge (Georges Remi) can see the painstaking research and adversity he worked through to compose the world around Tintin. His ideas were ahead ...more
Oct 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wow... I loved the art in this one! Best art work so far! The story was good but not great although I have to recognize that Hergé had to study a lot in order to write this comic book. The surroundings are well portraited, names are correct and most Peruvian concepts are almost correct. (At the beginning there is a South American map... 0/10 in geography). I don't give this issue a 5 stars just because of the unnecessary animal killing, also there is a part where Captain Haddock killed the "bad ...more
Dec 30, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
First Tintin comic I read. No super powers here. No extravagant action scenes. No ground breaking art. Just plain good story telling. Highly sanitary even for younger readers. Hergé was able to make an unlikely team up of a reporter, his dog, and a retired ship captain very entertaining. In this particular story, I like it how they travelled across Peru to look for the contradiction (genius and fool at the same time) named Professor Calculus.

One of the best examples of how something simple can b
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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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