Prisoners of the Sun


by Hergé (Author/Illustrator)

Book Cover for Prisoners of the Sun

   Book 14   
Pages: 62

Following the kidnapping of Professor Calculus in The Seven Crystal Balls, Tintin and his trusty companions, Captain Haddock and Snowy, travel to Peru. With the help of a young local named Zorrino, the three follow Calculus’s trail through Andean villages and over snow-capped mountains, dodging the dangers of the Amazon rain forest before managing to find the Temple of the Sun.

Despite their good intentions, the heroes of the story are taken as villains by the hidden Incan civilization they discover. Unfortunately, the Incas have an extremely unpleasant way of dealing with people who disturb their esoteric rituals: they burn them on fires started with the rays of the sun! How will Tintin and Captain Haddock escape?

Adventures of Tintin Series—Summary and Book Order

Series: Adventures of Tintin
Reading level: 9+
Books in series: 24
Read in order? No
Next release: Finished
Website: us.tintin.com
Tags: graphic novel  classics  mystery  comedy & humour  adventure  culture 

 Print series book list

Books in series order

1.   Tintin in the Land of the Soviets  (1929)
2.   Tintin in the Congo  (1930)
3.   Tintin in America  (1932)
4.   Cigars of the Pharaoh  (1934)
5.   The Blue Lotus  (1935)
6.   The Broken Ear  (1937)
7.   The Black Island  (1937)
8.   King Ottokar's Sceptre  (1939)
9.   The Crab with the Golden Claws  (1941)
10.   The Shooting Star  (1942)
11.   The Secret of the Unicorn  (1943)
12.   Red Rackham's Treasure  (1945)
13.   The Seven Crystal Balls  (1948)
14.   Prisoners of the Sun  (1949)
15.   Land of Black Gold  (1950)
16.   Destination Moon  (1953)
17.   Explorers of the Moon  (1954)
18.   The Calculus Affair  (1956)
19.   The Red Sea Sharks  (1958)
20.   Tintin in Tibet  (1960)
21.   The Castafiore Emerald  (1963)
22.   Flight 714  (1968)
23.   Tintin and the Picaros  (1976)
24.   Tintin and Alph-Art  (1986)