William Shakespeare's the Empire Striketh Back: Star Wars Part the Fifth

Ian Doescher (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Quirk Books
Publish Date
March 18, 2014
Pages
172
Dimensions
5.6 X 0.9 X 8.1 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781594747151
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About the Author

Ian Doescher is the New York Times best-selling author of the William Shakespeare's Star Wars(R) series, the Pop Shakespeare series, and MacTrump. He has written for Marvel Comics and is a contributing author to the story collection Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit him at IanDoescher.com.

Reviews

"Enormous fun."--AVClub.com

"Good luck getting to the end without rolling off your chairs. This book is a hoot."--McClatchy Tribune

"So what are you waiting for? Get thee once more to a galaxy far, far away."--Paste Magazine

"An inspired illustrated mashup that retells the space adventure in artful iambic pentameter and answers the question: What light through Yoda's window breaks?"--Tampa Bay Tribune

"Classic literature blended with fun is the best way to describe William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back."--San Gabriel Valley Tribune

"Illustrated with beautiful black-and-white Elizabethan-style artwork, [William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back] offer[s] essential reading for all ages."--East Bay Express

"'Tis a delight."--Palm Beach Post

"Masterful."--Deseret News

"This is a must for any fan of 'Star Wars'."--The Citizen

Praise for William Shakespeare's Star Wars
"A quirky addition to the genre-busting canon."--Entertainment Weekly

"A great gift for every geek you know, no matter what their passion."--Huffington Post

"The book is so brilliant you'll wonder why someone didn't think of it sooner."--Paste Magazine

"At last, the mother of all mashups is upon us."--CNET.com

"William Shakespeare's Star Wars is Exactly What You Need For Your Next Geeky Houseparty."--Tor.com

"Nicolas Delort's woodcut-style illustrations are a fabulous mixture of old and new."--Boing Boing

"The ultimate fan fic."--ABC News Radio

"As Shakespeare would say, you might think, this be madness, yet there is a method in 't."--Newsday