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William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Jedi Doth Return

William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Jedi Doth Return

Book rating: 05 Hardback Quirk Books

By (author) Ian Doescher

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  • Publisher: Quirk Books
  • Format: Hardback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 203mm x 20mm | 68g
  • Publication date: 11 July 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 159474713X
  • ISBN 13: 9781594747137
  • Illustrations note: 176 pages black and white
  • Sales rank: 4,779

Product description

Hot on the heels of theNew York Timesbest sellerWilliam Shakespeare's Star Warscomes the next two installments of the original trilogy:William Shakespeare's The Empire StrikethBackandWilliam Shakespeare's The Jed Doth Return. Return to the star-crossed galaxy far, far away as the brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize in elegant and impeccable iambic pentameter. Illustrated with beautiful black-and-white Elizabethan-style artwork, these two plays offer essential reading for all ages. Something Wookiee this way comes!

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Ian Doescherthe author ofWilliam Shakespeare's Star Wars(R): Verily, a New Hope. He lives with his family in Portland, Oregon.

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By Nada A. 16 Sep 2014 5

William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher is the third in the series to retell the story of the Star Wars original trilogy in Shakespearean English. The first is a delightful book. The second one is more serious as the story is more serious. This one is as enjoyable as the other two. It does not have the novelty value that the first one did, but it is still a fun book to read. I look forward to seeing what the author tackles next.

Read my complete review at: http://www.memoriesfrombooks.com/2014/09/william-shakespeares-jedi-doth-return.html

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..".a masterful mashup of English lit and pop culture that's hilarious, dramatic and downright mesmerizing."--"American Profile" "For those who enjoyed Doescher's first two retellings, rejoice, for the merriment plays on."--"The Free Lance-Star " "If you love 'Star Wars' and Shakespeare, this book is the pinnacle of perfection."--"Yoda News"