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William Shakespeare's Star Wars
Attribution information
Author(s)

Ian Doescher[1]

Publication information
Publisher

Random House[1]

Release date

July 2, 2013[1]

Media type

Hardcover[1]

Pages

176[1]

ISBN

978-1-59474-637-6

Chronology


Series

William Shakespeare's Star Wars trilogy

Followed by

William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back

William Shakespeare's Star Wars is a non-canon book by Ian Doescher. It was released on July 2, 2013. The book is a retelling of the Star Wars saga as if penned by William Shakespeare.[1]

Publisher's summaryEdit

May the verse be with you! 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. Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare's Star Wars will astound and edify learners and masters alike. Zounds! This is the book you're looking for.[1]

Internal FlapEdit

Return once more to a a galaxy far, far away with this sublime 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 fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying pretty much everything.

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, 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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