Asterix and the Chieftain's Daughter
|Asterix and the Chieftain's Daughter |
(La Fille de Vercingétorix)
|Date of publication||24 October 2019|
|Preceded by||Asterix and the Chariot Race|
Asterix and the Chieftain's Daughter (French: La Fille de Vercingétorix, "The Daughter of Vercingetorix") is the forthcoming 38th book in the Asterix series, and the fourth to be written by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad. The book is to be released worldwide in more than 20 languages on 24 October 2019 with an initial print run of over 5 million copies.
Details of the book were announced at a press conference on 10 April 2019 at Parc Asterix. The story involves the teenage daughter of Vercingetorix, accompanied by two Arvernian chiefs, arriving unexpectedly at the Gaulish village. According to French media reports, she is being sought by Julius Caesar's legionaries as she is a symbol of resistance. Writer Ferri described her as a typically rebellious teenager but with the temperament of her famous father. A theme of the book is dealing with adolescence. "Adolescence is finding one's way, despite one's parents," said Ferri.
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