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From a Certain Point of View: 40 Stories Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars

Various Authors



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Arrow Books Ltd
14 May 2018
Science fiction; Space opera; Short stories; Gift books; Short Stories Sci-Fi; Aliens; Galactic Empires; Star Wars Novels
40 Years. 40 Stories.

Experience Star Wars: A New Hope from a whole new point of view.

On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from the literary history of Star Wars

- Gary Whitta bridges the gap from Rogue One to A New Hope through the eyes of Captain Antilles.
- Aunt Beru finds her voice in an intimate character study by Meg Cabot.
- Nnedi Okorofor brings dignity and depth to a most unlikely character: the monster in the trash compactor.
- Pablo Hidalgo provides a chilling glimpse inside the mind of Grand Moff Tarkin.
- Pierce Brown chronicles Biggs Darklighter's final flight during the Rebellion's harrowing attack on the Death Star.
- Wil Wheaton spins a poignant tale of the rebels left behind on Yavin.

Plus thirty-four more hilarious, heartbreaking, and astonishing tales from:

Ben Acker - Renee Ahdieh - Tom Angleberger - Ben Blacker - Jeffrey Brown - Rae Carson - Adam Christopher - Zoraida Cordova - Delilah S. Dawson - Kelly Sue DeConnick - Paul Dini - Ian Doescher - Ashley Eckstein - Matt Fraction - Alexander Freed - Jason Fry - Kieron Gillen - Christie Golden - Claudia Gray - E. K. Johnston - Paul S. Kemp - Mur Lafferty - Ken Liu - Griffin McElroy - John Jackson Miller - Daniel Jose Older - Mallory Ortberg - Beth Revis - Madeleine Roux - Greg Rucka - Gary D. Schmidt - Cavan Scott - Charles Soule - Sabaa Tahir - Elizabeth Wein - Glen Weldon - Chuck Wendig
By:   Various Authors
Imprint:   Arrow Books Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 31mm
Weight:   341g
ISBN:   9780099542698
ISBN 10:   0099542692
Series:   Star Wars
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   14 May 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Coming together to celebrate 40 years of Star Wars, Star Wars- From A Certain Point of View sees a stunning line up of authors and fans of the films explore what makes Star Wars so iconic. The fabulous line up consists of- Ben AckerRenUe AhdiehTom AnglebergerBen BlackerPierce BrownMeg CabotRae CarsonAdam ChristopherZoraida C rdovaDelilah S. DawsonKelly Sue DeConnickPaul DiniIan DoescherAshely EcksteinMatt FractionAlexander FreedJason FryKieron GillenChristie GoldenClaudia GrayPablo HidalgoE.K. JohnstonPaul S. KempMur LaffertyKen LiuGriffin McElroyJohn Jackson MillerNnedi OkoraforDaniel JosU OlderMallory OrtbergBeth REvisMadeleine RouxGreg RuckaGary D. SchmidtCavan ScottCharles SouleSabaa TahirElizabeth WeinGlen WeldonChuck WendicWil WheatonGary Whitta

Reviews for From a Certain Point of View: 40 Stories Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars

There isn't a story that won't capture your imagination and make you rethink the chapter of Star Wars in which it happens, make you see the story in a light and question everything you thought you knew about the Rebellion, the Empire and the millions of souls caught in the middle of their conflict. The Force is strong with this one' * Mass Movement * From a Certain Point of View is a must read for all Star Wars fans. Please go out there and buy a copy and enjoy 40 great Star Wars stories' * Jedi News * An enriching, delightful look at the fringes of Star Wars and sheds new light on characters you'd perhaps never thought of before - ***** 5 Stars * SciFi Now * An entertaining, multi-faceted way to revisit that galaxy far, far away * Financial Times * These stories range from laugh out loud funny to heartbreaking as some of the coolest voices in speculative fiction take their crack at some Star Wars side characters. I hope this series continues for each film - Featured as a Top Book of 2017 * Den of Geek *

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