This is the most up-to-date collection of Asterix I have ever seen. I started reading Asterix and Obelix comics since and I have never tired. Asterix and the Laurel Wreath (). Les lauriers de César. Presenting a pretentious thematic undercurrent Basically “Asterix in Rome”. Becomes an. Lots of drinking leads Asterix and Obelix to Rome to steal Caesar’s laurel wreath to help Chief Vitalstatistix. To do so, they’ll have to sell.

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One of the more slenderly-plotted wreagh, this one takes Asterix and Obelix to Rome to steal Caesar’s wreath, so it can be sued to season a stew. The boast involved making a soup that was seasoned with Ceaser’s laurel wreath a band of leaves that sits on Ceaser’s head, though normally held over the head by a slave, and even then they were only ‘worn’ on ceremonial occasions.

Oct 03, Annchan Maulana rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 26, Ravi Kumar Dandapani rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Best Books of Published October 28th by Asterix first published The next morning a lawyer comes to defend Asterix and Obelix in a show trial for the “attempt” on Caesar’s life; but takes for granted that they will be found guilty and thrown to the lions in the Circus Maximuswhich Caesar himself might attend. That was not really a french tradition so far, except for the fact that, you know, we invented the genre in classic vaudeville theatre from Feydeau wteath Courteline.

I have read them all in many languages and, like all great literature, they are best in English. I read anything by Mark Waid or Warren Ellis and I realize that higher stakes often lead to a lousy payoff. Those are all bones in the legs and feet.


Asterix and the Laurel Wreath

In the cells, they enjoy luxurious wteath funded by Typhus and Humerus; but as they are about to enter the arena, Asterix and Obelix learn that Caesar is not present, having gone off to fight pirates.

Asterix The Gaul Rene Goscinny. We’re going to Rome to bring back Chaeshar’s laurel wreath! Burlesque is silent comedy theatre think Buster Wsterix and vaudeville is comedy theatre based on slamming doors, miscommunication and oftentimes middle-class adultery think 19th century Two and a Half Men or the Odd Couple.

I grew up with them and they are simply the best! Mindestens viermal habe ich laut gelacht. Jul 30, Lusitarius rated it liked it Shelves: What sort of second hand bookshop is this?

Asterix The Gladiator Rene Goscinny. Goldendelicius, fearing that Asterix and Obelix will usurp his job, tells the palace’s guards that the Gauls intend to kill Caesar. The Secret of the Magic Potion. To have bought something from a shop like that such as Hardy’s Jewellers and the fact that you read the financial newspaper, instead of the typical rags that the Hoi Poloi read, gives one the psychological belief that one is better than the Hoi Poloi.

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wreat Are the brilliant English puns around the names straight translations, or do other countries have different names for the characters?

Since such a movie would have to be kid friendly, though.

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I think the time with the Roman family and more like how Asterix and Obelix got there ereath have been handled better but this is a fun book. Asterix in Spain Rene Goscinny. A bit heavy on the booze, this book, but it’s sometimes part of the plot. Description Chief Vitalstatistix rashly invites his brother-in-law to dine of a stew seasoned with Caesar’s laurel wreath, so Asterix and Obelix must go to Rome to fetch those laurels. Eventually, they find their way to the palace and the laurel wreath.

Oct 05, API added it. It only makes you stronger.

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Jun 04, Nicholas rated it liked it. Overall the plot is steady, the humour likewise, but the space this gives means the highs hit really high and they are plentiful enough to sustain this one, though it feels more of a careful balance than before, as though the story was stretched just a little to complete the course.

The good news is, this is a comedy. You can forgive a lot of that so long as it provides the set-ups for funny scenes. You could make a movie of this book.

Add to that the delights of Asterix continually trying to subvert the role of hero by becoming a slaving, losing a trial, staying a prisoner etc etc. I love that cliff of death thing the Romans have. It works every time.