Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter—and complete with twenty gorgeous Elizabethan illustrations—William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Zounds! This is the book you’re on the lookout for.
Return yet again to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars within the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of an attractive princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all of the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much the whole lot.
Full of feuding royalty, circle of relatives melodrama, comical fools, and unbelievable creatures, Star Wars has at all times been probably the most Shakespearean of Hollywood blockbusters.
The movie Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is presented in a manner that Shakespeare himself would recognize, with classic iambic pentameter and Elizabethan-style stage directions.
The William Shakespeare’s Star Wars A New Hope Hardcover Book from Quirk Books has 176 pages of fun reading.
Measures about 8 3/10-inches tall x 5 3/5-inches wide.
Ages 14 and up.