The Jedi Doth Return
The epic trilogy that began with William Shakespeare’s Star Wars and continued with The Empire Striketh Back concludes herein with the all-new, all-iambic The Jedi Doth Return—perchance the greatest adventure of them all. Prithee, attend the tale so far: Han Solo entombed in carbonite, the... show more
The epic trilogy that began with William Shakespeare’s Star Wars and continued with The Empire Striketh Back concludes herein with the all-new, all-iambic The Jedi Doth Return—perchance the greatest adventure of them all.
Prithee, attend the tale so far: Han Solo entombed in carbonite, the princess taken captive, the Rebel Alliance besieged, and Jabba the Hutt engorged. Alack! Now Luke Skywalker and his Rebel band must seek fresh allies in their quest to thwart construction of a new Imperial Death Star. But whom can they trust to fight by their side in the great battle to come? Cry “Ewok” and let slip the dogs of war!
Frozen heroes! Furry creatures! Family secrets revealed! And a lightsaber duel to decide the fate of the Empire. In troth, William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return has it all!
Publish date: 2014-07-01
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Media Tie In
, Star Wars
Series: William Shakespeare's Star Wars (#3)
—O knavery Most vile, O trick of Empire’s basest wit. A snare, a ruse, a ploy; and we the fools. What great deception hath been plied today— O rebels, do you hear? Fie, ‘tis a trap! ~Admiral Ackbar, Act IV, Scene 3 Yes, good Admiral, ‘tis a trap! I was lulled into a false sense of security by the...
The wonderful combination of Elizabethan theater and the Galaxy Far, Far Away returns in William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher. Combining his love of the classic trilogy, in particular the concluding installment of the original trilogy, and the Bard, Doescher his crossover adapt...
William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher is the third in the series to retell the story of the Star Wars original trilogy in Shakespearean English. The first is a delightful book. The second one is more serious as the story is more serious. This one is as enjoyable as the other two...
Taking Star Wars movies (the real episodes, now known as 4-6) and writing them in Shakespearean verse just ticks a lot of boxes for me. The Jedi Doth Return, though the third in the series, is the first that I have read (I prefer to read a series in order, but when winning a copy from the publisher...
Disclaimer: I won an ARC via a giveaway on Booklikes. The book arrived with two posters. Are Ewoks too cute? That is the question. Whether it is nobler to kill Vader or redeem . . . Whatever. I give in. Jedi Doeth Return is Ian Doescher’s adaption of the last classic Star Wars movie into ...