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Michael Farr

Full Name: Michael Farr
Gender: Male
Hometown: Paris
Born: 1953-00-00
Number of Works: 69
Michael Farr is a British expert on the comic series Tintin and its creator, Hergé. He has written several books on the subject as well as translating several others into English. A former reporter, he has also written about other subjects.

After meeting Hergé, Farr started writing books about him, and became one of the world's greatest Tintinologists, gaining access to the files and material Hergé had used in developing the Tintin stories.

In 2002 Farr was interviewed on BBC News in a section on the Tintin exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. He appeared in 2003 in the film documentary, Tintin and I.

Farr is multilingual in English, German and French. He wrote a French version of Tintin The Complete Companion at the same time as he wrote the English version.

ISBN: 0867199016, 9780867199017
Keywords: companion, complete, tintin
Pages: 200
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

"Tintin, the most recognisable figure in all fiction, has been a publishing phenomenon since he first appeared in 1929." This book explains the books' sources in real life. Herge, Tintin's creator, drew on the news stories of his day. The fascist plots of the thirties, and later Stalinist machinations too, were transformed and inimitably satirised in the tension between Syldavia and Borduria. The race to the moon, fascination with the Abominable Snowman, the revolutionary Tupamaros in South America, plus much more, caught his imagination as well.
ISBN: 1405230584, 9781405230582
Keywords: tintin
Pages: 48
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0719561191, 9780719561191
Keywords: sea, tintin, adventures
Pages: 60
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

A must for any Tintin fan, this is both the official exhibition catalogue and a celebration of 75 years of the irrepressible boy reporter. From his first appearance in January 1929, the globe-trotting Tintin took to boats in his pursuit of adventure. Motor-launches and liners, cargo vessels and historic galleons: each is meticulously depicted by Herge, who laboured over every detail. A new dimension, punctuated with a staggering repertoire of salty swear words -- 'billions of blistering barnacles!' -- came in 1940 with the introduction of Captain Haddock. From then on, with this loyal, whisky-
ISBN: 0867196904, 9780867196900
Keywords: tintin
Pages: 128
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

Leading British Tintinologist and journalist, Michael Farr, presents his choice of the dozen most important and colorful characters from The Adventures of Tintin in Tintin & Co. He reveals their origins, inspiration, and enduring fascination.
ISBN: 0867196793, 9780867196795
Keywords: tintin, creator, herge, adventures
Pages: 128
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

Following on from his best selling Tintin: The Complete Companion, Michael Farr portrays the little known but fascinating life of Herge, the remarkable artist behind Tintin, the boy reporter who continues to thrill and delight an ever-widening audience. In seven separate sketches he presents his picture of a man whose life is the key to his creation.
ISBN: 1593571771, 9781593571771
Keywords: personality, jobs
Pages: 466
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%

Personality self-assessment plus 140+ "best jobs" lists covering 300 total jobs-with descriptions-for the six major personality types.
ISBN: 9792254528, 9789792254525
Keywords: book, character, tintin, milo
Pages: 44
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 60%

Bulan Januari 1929, Tintin berangkat memulai petualangan pertama. Dia membutuhkan teman yang setia. Tidak ada yang bisa menjalani peran tersebut lebih baik daripada anjing, sahabat manusia. Ketergantungan akan satu sama lain berkembang di antara keduanya saat mereka sama-sama mengalami petualangan dan bahaya, keberuntungan dan keberhasilan. Kita segera saja melihat si wartawan muda dalam apartemennya di Rue de Labrador, menikmati kehidupan dan kegiatan lajang, hanya ditemani Milo. Mereka berdua tak terpisahkan dan berkali-kali saling menyelamatkan. Pertanyaan tak terjawab dalam petualangan utu
ISBN: 9792254935, 9789792254938
Keywords: book, character, tintin, haddock, kapten
Pages: 44
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 60%

Kapten Haddock adalah karakter ciptaan Herge yang sangat familier dan populer, sehingga hebat sekali Tintin bisa sukses dalam delapan petualangan awalnya tanpa sang kapten. Makhluk menyedihkan yang ditemukan Tintin mendekam dalam kabinnya di Karaboudjan memang pada pandangan atau pertemuan pertama sepertinya tidak punya masa depan. Tapi kelemahan dan kekurangan manusiawi sang kapten menjadi pelengkap ideal bagi Tintin yang terlalu sempurna. Dialah tokoh nyata yang meskipun memiliki banyak kekurangan, memancing simpati mendalam. Tidak heran bila sang kapten langsung menjadi karakter paling popu
ISBN: 9792255389, 9789792255386
Keywords: book, character, tintin, zhang
Pages: 44
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

Tahun 1934, di Brussels mulailah persahabatan antara dua seniman, Zhang dan Herge. Persahabatan antara pria Eropa dan Asia ini sangat erat. Hubungan mereka melahirkan Lotus Biru. Hubungan ini juga selamat melalui ujian jarak jauh dan perpisahan. Berkat saran-saran Zhang, Herge memperoleh simpati dan penghormatan rakyat Cina. Saat ingin menciptakan teman bagi Tintin, Herge tanpa ragu memberinya nama orang yang memperkenalkannya pada kebudayaan Cina. Tintin menyelamatkan Zhang dari bahaya tenggelam di Sungai Yang-Tse-Kiang, sementara itu Zhang menjadi penunjuk jalannya di Shanghai, dan member
ISBN: 1405230630, 9781405230636
Keywords: castafiore, madame
Pages: 48
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%