William Shakespeare

Gorgeous cover art for the upcoming William Shakespeare’s Star Wars has been posted online! Link

The blurb in the listing is not new, but there are a few pages from the book that are posted. (Click on the images to expand)

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Selling points:

Fans will love the Star Wars jokes and Shakespearean flourishes (R2-D2 launches into dramatic soliloquies whenever the other characters leave the stage).

Text will be accompanied by fantastic Elizabethan woodcut illustrations of Chewbacca, C-3PO, etc.

Gifty package and great design will make this delightful book a super gift and self-purchase.

Good for Comic Con Crowd, great secondary audience in educational markets.

Readers will appreciate the humor and the impressive attention to detail. Who knew iambic pentameter could be so funny?

Text will include 20 interior illustrations.

Written by Ian Doescher, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars is currently due out July 2, 2013.

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