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It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

Currently reading

Artemis: A Novel
Andy Weir
Progress: 54/305 pages
Beyond compare: Art from Africa in the Bode Museum
Paola Ivanov, Julien Chapuis, Jonathan Fine
Progress: 16/216 pages
Top 10 Berin 2018
Jürgen Scheunemann
Progress: 153/192 pages
Summer Morning, Summer Night
Ray Bradbury
Progress: 25/176 pages
Ack-Ack Macaque
Gareth L. Powell
Progress: 249/792 pages
Introduction to Topology
Bert Mendelson
Progress: 10/224 pages
Four Revenge Tragedies: (The Spanish Tragedy, The Revenger's Tragedy, The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois, and The Atheist's Tragedy) (Oxford World's Classics)
Katharine Eisaman Maus
Progress: 110/464 pages
What Is Life?: With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches
Erwin Schrödinger, Roger Penrose
Progress: 93/194 pages
Basics of Plasma Astrophysics
Claudio Chiuderi, Marco Velli
Progress: 58/250 pages
A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians
Patrick Hamill
Progress: 7/180 pages

Asterix and the Class Act, Goscinny and Uderzo

Asterix and the Class Act - Albert Uderzo, René Goscinny

The collected Asterix short stories!


These are as varied as they are fabulous!


We see: a story about how the animals of the village also hold out against Roman Imperialism; a story about Gaulish fashion; the birth of our heroes; Asterix in the styles of several other comix; the Obelix family tree; how Lutetia won a competition to host the Olympics; how Spring defeated Winter with the help of the village of Indomitable Gauls; a lot of Roman-bashing; and numourous other adventures! Absolutely top-notch work from Goscinny and Uderzo, spanning 40+ years of Asterix comics history.