Hi! I will now write a review on the Tintin series by Herge called Cigars of the Pharaoh.Book Review by Hannan Hussain.


The book starts with Tintin and his dog Snowy enjoying their time in a cruise.But due to an accident, Tintin meets Egyptologist Sophocles Sarcophagus and film director Rastapopoulos in the cruise.The egyptologist Sarchophagus invites Tintin to his exploration in a tomb of a Pharaoh.But Tintin gets smuggled over there and he gets accused of smuggling heroin by detectives Thompson and Thomson.Tintin gets chucked in the sea but fortunately gets saved by a gunrunner who sails them off to Arabia.Tintin again sees’s Rastapopoulos who acts like a good friend of Tintin.Tintin proceeds and gets accused of spying by the locals and the locals try to kill them but Tintin gets saved from the detectives Thomson and Thompson who wants to arrest them.Tintin escapes and ends up in India where he gets saved by Maharaja of Gaipajama, who tells how his relatives got the madness drug on them and how they fought against opium.The book later ends with Tintin saving the Maharaja and his son from kidnap and also stops the opium gang and  busts everyone except the leader who turns out to be SPOILER ALERT———: 




Parents Guide:

7+,talks about drugs which may not be suggested by some parents.

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