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William Shakespeare's the Phantom of Menace

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William Shakespeare's the Phantom of Menace

Star Wars Part the First

By Ian Doescher

Quirk Books, Hardcover, 9781594748066, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 7, 2015

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Description
Join us, good gentles, for a merry reimagining of Star Wars: Episode 1 as only Shakespeare could have written it. The entire saga starts here, with a thrilling tale featuring a disguised queen, a young hero, and two fearless knights facing a hidden, vengeful enemy.
Tis a true Shakespearean drama, filled with sword fights, soliloquies, and doomed romance . . . all in glorious iambic pentameter and coupled with twenty gorgeous Elizabethan illustrations. Hold on to your midi-chlorians: The play's the thing, wherein you ll catch the rise of Anakin


About the Author
Ian Doescheris theNew York Timesbest-selling author ofWilliam Shakespeare sStar Wars(r) series.He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit him at IanDoescher.com."


NPR
Friday, Apr 10, 2015

Jar Jar Binks is one of the most reviled Star Wars characters. But in the hands of Ian Doescher, author of William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First. More at NPR.org

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