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William Shakespeares the Merry Rise of Skywalker (Star Wars Part the Ninth)

Ian Doescher



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15 September 2020
Science fiction; Humour; Other Film, TV & Media; Science; Robots; Aliens; Space Opera; Galactic Empires; Star Wars Novels; Superpowers; Sci-Fi Adaptation
As our story opens, a sea of troubles threatens the valiant Resistance, who are pursued by the sound and fury of the vile First Order. Can Rey, Poe, Finn, Rose, BB-8, Chewbacca, and their allies overcome such toil and trouble? Shall Kylo Ren be proven fortune's fool or master of his fate? What will become of the House of Skywalker? And is all well that ends well?

Authentic meter, stage directions, reimagined movie scenes and dialogue, and hidden Easter eggs will entertain and impress fans of Star Wars and Shakespeare alike. Every scene and character from the film appears in the book, along with twenty woodcut-style illustrations that depict an Elizabethan version of the Star Wars galaxy.
By:   Ian Doescher
Imprint:   QUIRK BOOKS
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 135mm, 
ISBN:   9781683691891
ISBN 10:   168369189X
Series:   William Shakespeares Star Wars
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   15 September 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ian Doescher the author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars - Verily, a New Hope. He lives with his family in Portland, Oregon. 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.

Reviews for William Shakespeares the Merry Rise of Skywalker (Star Wars Part the Ninth)

Truly a unique treat. --GeekDad A brilliant look into the soul of these iconic Star Wars characters...beautifully well-written, humorous, and is an insightful critic of the mythology we know and love...the perfect capstone to the work of this modern-day literary genius. --Coffee with Kenobi, 5 stars An entertaining jaunt...provides much-needed catharsis at the end of an epic saga. --What the Force?, 5 stars 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., 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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