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William Shakespeare's the Force Doth Awaken

Star Wars Part the Seventh · William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy

by Ian Doescher Author · Various Narrator


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Experience The Force Awakens as a Shakespeare play, complete with Elizabethan verse, Shakespearian monologues, and theatrical stage directions! As the noble Resistance clashes with the vile First Order, Rey, Finn, Poe Damaron, Kylo Ren, and BB-8 are pulled into a galaxy-wide drama—in iambic pentameter! Star Wars fans and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike will enjoy the authentic meter, reimagined movie scenes and dialogue, and hidden Easter eggs throughout. Chewbacca speaks! Leader Snoke gives a soliloquy! And the romance of Han Solo and Leia Organa takes a tragic turn that Shakespeare would approve of. All with woodcut-style illustrations that place Star Wars characters into an Elizabethan galaxy. The story may take place in a galaxy far, far away, but you'll be convinced it was written by the Bard.

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Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Random House Audio
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William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy


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Ian Doescher (Author)

Ian Doescher is the New York Times best-selling author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars® series. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his family. Visit him at

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