Caterwailin Caterans! Captain Haddie speaks Scots!

THE PARTAN WI THE GOWDEN TAES

‘Ay, I’d hae gien them laldie, lad, if they’d jist waited on me! But they ran aff like mealie-mou’ed mappies… forby ane that duntit me at my back, the cooart!’Screen Shot 2015-11-10 at 01.37.46

Featuring the first appearance of Captain Haddie and his fantoosh flytings, such as Hallockit hallions!… Glaikit gomerals!… Plookie puddocks! … and Soor-faced plooms!

Tintin an Tarrie follae a series o byordinar clues that pit them on the trail o a dangerous drugs cartel. In their pursuit, Tintin is steekit i the hold o Captain Haddie’s ship, the Karaboudjan – whaur the captain is sair hauden doon by the bottle an keepit i the pooch o his crew. Wi the sweltry Sahara on the ae side an the wattery deepths o the Mediterranean Sea on the tither, this adventur fair pits the lives o Tintin an his freens in deidly danger…

Scots translation by Susan Rennie

published by Dalen Alba November 2015
Price: £7.99
ISBN 978-1906587512

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