William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy
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William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy : The Royal Box Set

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Return to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas's original Star Wars trilogy in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The Royal Box Set includes hardcover editions of William Shakespeare's Star Wars, William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back, and William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return. The Royal Box Set also includes a spectacular bonus feature: a specially commissioned, full-colour 360 mm x 80 mm paper tapestry depicting dozens of major and minor characters in the Shakespeare's Star Wars universe, shown together taking a curtain call at the Globe Theatre. From Luke and Leia to Yoda, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Jawas, Storm Troopers, and a slew of Ewoks, this dazzling poster will be an essential collectible for Star Wars fans of all ages.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 151 x 220 x 67mm | 1,094g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Media tie-in
  • Media Tie In
  • insert: poster
  • 1594747911
  • 9781594747915
  • 56,014

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Praise for the William Shakespeare's Star Wars® Series:

"Reverent, clever and a novel way for fans to re-immerse themselves in their beloved franchise."-New York Times, on the series

"A quirky addition to the genre-busting canon."-Entertainment Weekly, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"A great gift for every geek you know, no matter what their passion."-Huffington Post, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"Enormous fun."-A.V. Club, on William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back

"The writing's quite good; elaborate Elizabethan woodcuts. . .are just icing on the cake."-The Wall Street Journal, on William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge

"At last, the mother of all mashups is upon us."-CNET.com, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"With movie Easter eggs aplenty, Bard babes and Star Wars lovers will be equally enthused."-Brit + Co, on William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken

"Each page proves that the English language is a playground, and Ian Doescher uses every opportunity to the fullest."-Sweety High, on William Shakespeare's Jedi the Last

"The book is so brilliant you'll wonder why someone didn't think of it sooner."-Paste Magazine, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"As Shakespeare would say, you might think, this be madness, yet there is a method in 't."-Newsday, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars
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Praise for the William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) Series:

"Reverent, clever and a novel way for fans to re-immerse themselves in their beloved franchise."--New York Times, on the series

"A quirky addition to the genre-busting canon."--Entertainment Weekly, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"A great gift for every geek you know, no matter what their passion."--Huffington Post, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"Enormous fun."--A.V. Club, on William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back

"The writing's quite good; elaborate Elizabethan woodcuts. . .are just icing on the cake."--The Wall Street Journal, on William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge

"At last, the mother of all mashups is upon us."--CNET.com, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"With movie Easter eggs aplenty, Bard babes and Star Wars lovers will be equally enthused."--Brit + Co, on William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken

"Each page proves that the English language is a playground, and Ian Doescher uses every opportunity to the fullest."--Sweety High, on William Shakespeare's Jedi the Last

"The book is so brilliant you'll wonder why someone didn't think of it sooner."--Paste Magazine, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars

"As Shakespeare would say, you might think, this be madness, yet there is a method in 't."--Newsday, on William Shakespeare's Star Wars
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About Ian Doescher

Ian Doescher is the author of the NYT bestseller WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S STAR WARS. He has a B.A. in Music from Yale, a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Theology from Union Seminary. A theologically trained social media specialist, Ian currently works for a marketing agency in Portland. Nicolas Delort is a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. Gathering inspiration in the daily and mundane as well as books and any kind of narrative medium, Delort has been compared to Gustav Dore and Franklin Booth for his wonderfully textural pen-and-ink drawings of scenes both fantastical and familiar. Delort's work has been featured on the cover of Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane from Solaris Books and in several galleries worldwide.
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Rating details

419 ratings
4.47 out of 5 stars
5 62% (258)
4 27% (114)
3 9% (39)
2 1% (6)
1 0% (2)
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