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July 14, 2013 / Leslie

Spotlight: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars

Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian DoescherWilliam Shakespeare’s Star Wars
by Ian Doescher

Genre: Science Fiction / Classics
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publish Date: July 2, 2013
Format: Hardcover | 176 pages

Publisher’s Synopsis:

Inspired by one of the greatest creative minds in the English language-and William Shakespeare-here is an officially licensed retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers, signifying … pretty much everything.

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter—and complete with twenty gorgeous Elizabethan illustrations–William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Zounds! This is the book you’re looking for

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May the verse be with you!

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Source: Review copy courtesy of Quirk Books.
© 2013 Under My Apple Tree. All rights reserved.


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