Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
Sixteen stories from the most infamous cantina in the universe...by some of today's leading writers of science fiction.In a far corner of the universe, on the small desert planet of Tatooine, there is a dark, nic-i-tain-filled cantina where you can down your favorite intoxicant while listening to... show more
Sixteen stories from the most infamous cantina in the universe...by some of today's leading writers of science fiction.In a far corner of the universe, on the small desert planet of Tatooine, there is a dark, nic-i-tain-filled cantina where you can down your favorite intoxicant while listening to the best jazz riffs in the universe. But beware your fellow denizens of this pangalactic watering hole, for they are cutthroats and cutpurses, assassins and troopers, humans and aliens, gangsters and thieves....Featuring original stories by:Kevin J. Anderson * Doug Beason * M. Shayne Bell * David Bischoff * A.C.Crispin * Kenneth C. Flint * Barbara Hambly * Rebecca Moesta * Daniel KeysMoran * Jerry Oltion * Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens * Jennifer Roberson* Kathy Tyers * Tom Veitch & Martha Veitch * Dave Wolverton * TimothyZahn
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 1st 1995
Publisher: Bantam Spectra
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Media Tie In
, Space Opera
, Short Stories
, Star Wars
Series: Star Wars
Solid entry in the series, focused on unique side characters, marred only by weak stories from Oltion and Roberton. The rest are tons of fun.
This is what Star Wars should be like. A bunch of tight stories that are actually enjoyable to read. Each story had its own unique plot, but they all centered around the Cantina and so had a larger overall theme. Some were better than others [the Wolfman story was just plain stupid imo], but the g...
WHEW! It feels good to finally be finished with this one; it's been on my "Currently Reading" shelf for just about 6 months. After my 4 month hiatus from this book, I'm finally finished! I did enjoy the book, despite the fact that the length of time that I spent NOT reading it vastly dwarfs the amou...
See my blog post on it: http://gypsylibrarian.blogspot.com/2005/07/booknote-tales-from-mos-eisley-cantina.html