Caterwailin Caterans! Captain Haddie speaks Scots!


‘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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