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Tintin - The Derk Isle (book)

Tintin - The Black Island

This is a first for Tintin in Scots! We are delighted to have The Derk Isle on our catalogue.

Translatit intae Scots by Susan Rennie. Here is a resume of the story:

Tintin an his faithfu dug, Tarrie, are on the trail o an international gang o conterfaiters. Forby, they themsels are bein follaed by the twa glaikit detectives, Nisbet an Nesbit! The trail leads them til the faur-awa north o Scotland, whaur legend tells o an unco craitur, the Hairy Etin, that bides i the ruins o Corbiecraig Castle, on the dreich an oorie Derk Isle. Unfleggit by tales o beasts an bogles, Tintin an Tarrie are makkin til the isle tae see whit’s
gaun on ...

The comic was launched in September 2013 and is proving very popular with the first print run selling out in two weeks!

See more exciting information on The Derk Isle from the translator Susan Rennie: http://tintinscots.com.

Details

Book format:
A4
Pages:
62
Authors:
Georges Prosper Remi (Herge)
Origin:
French/Scots
Date:
2013
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Table of contents

  • Tintin an his faithfu dug, Tarrie, are on the trail o an international gang o conterfaiters. Forby, they themsels are bein follaed by the twa glaikit detectives, Nisbet an Nesbit! The trail leads them til the faur-awa north o Scotland, whaur legend tells o an unco craitur, the Hairy Etin, that bides i the ruins o Corbiecraig Castle, on the dreich an oorie Derk Isle. Unfleggit by tales o beasts an bogles, Tintin an Tarrie are makkin til the isle tae see whit’s
  • gaun on ...
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Reviews

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/jings-cartoon-hero-tintin-is-now-speaking-our-language.22086783

The Herald

Cost me almost as much in postage to the US as for the book, but... worth it!

I've never been a fan of Tintin, and this may be the first of his 'Adventurs' I've read all the way through. The Scots translation does add entertainment value and complements the period illustrations and story (don't miss "Chinatoon,"

Christopher O'Neil

http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/books/tintin-editions-to-be-released-in-scots-and-gaelic-1-3081110

The Scotsman

Hello, today I got the wonderful Tintin-albums in the gaelic language and the scottish dialect. What a beautiful part for my collection.
Best regards from southwest Germany to Scotland and thank you for your fast and perfect delivery.

Wolfgang Klingel

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