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Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Romans capture the Soothsayer, and things get really crazy. Asterix, Obelix, and Getafix meet up with the other villagers and explain that the source of the stench was a potion that Getafix had brewed, not any divine punishment.

Good and funny book. A lucky find – I love all the Asterix comics! Insgesamt ist der Film gut gezeichnet und witzig. Similar in many ways to Asterix and the Roman Agent, this sort of homage to An Inspector Calls is filled with chucklesome moments of mirth.

There is nothing that comes close to Asterix – I have the whole series, both on e-books and hard-copy and they are some of most treasured possessions.

Its probably not perfect, its pretty atypical as a tale and that I think is what makes it stand out on my mind and embrace it all the more. Asterix and the Soothsayer Tapidesourix T It’s a dark and stormy night in the village. Scientific community has always been skeptical of astrology and soothsayers, but yet they themselves try to predict the future.


Since the centurion is no longer an officer, he has no business giving orders to actual officers. Asterrix see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This book tells us not to believe to soothsayer. Asterix and the Laurel Wreath. Mar 20, Maria Carmo rated it liked it Recommends it for: Either way Soothsayer gets a mighty.

When he threatens to uproot it, Prolix puts him off by claiming to see a vision of a beautiful woman who loves warriors matching Obelix’ description. So ably supported by two of my favourite Romans and of course our villagers who once again prove to be their aterix worse enemies. The confusion in the village and the utter confusion in the Roman camp as well!

I remember reading this as an eight year old and not really understanding what was going on with Prolix the Soothsayer. Most of the village is awed by these predictions, but Asterix remains skeptical, claiming that it was just a mixture of luck and realizing that fights break out regularly in the village especially when Unhygienix’s fish is discussed.

Asterix and the Soothsayer (Asterix, #19) by René Goscinny

While the talents of Prolix the soothsayer have yet to be proved, predictions about the future more or less intentional abound. When Prolix arrives at the Roman camp, they test him to see if he can truly predict the future.

The Optio brings Prolix before the Centurion, who decides to make wnd of the imposter’s persuasive voice. Want to know your future? As the now former centurion is set amd sweeping the barracks, Prolix is ordered out of the camp. For sootbsayer reason I never used to like Soothsayer. I did enjoy the fish-linked humor bits, and the discussions about the reliability of entrail reading as sources of prophecy made me laugh and cringe when the soothsayer wants to use Dogmatix as reading material!


What is a soothsayer to do when confronted by Asterix? Every page of the edition has issues.

Want to Read saving…. Of course, I need to read more of them to get to the funniest of them all.

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Just a great story based on exploiting the failings of human nature. Nov 21, Chris rated it really soothasyer it Shelves: Consulting a soothsayer may be just the answer.

Desperate not to be locked up, he tries to explain that he’s not really a soothsayer, he’s just a con man living off of Gaulish gullibility. Book no 19 from Asterix and Obelix Series. The fumes spread to the village, expelling the Romans, Prolix, and Cacofonix the Bard who had sneaked back to find his lyre. The most common roll of any pair of six-sided dice is 7.