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William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back
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About the Author

Ian Doescher the author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars - Verily, a New Hope. He lives with his family in Portland, Oregon.

Nicolas Delort is a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. Gathering inspiration in the daily and mundane as well as books and any kind of narrative medium, Delort has been compared to Gustav Dore and Franklin Booth for his "wonderfully textural" pen-and-ink drawings of scenes both fantastical and familiar. Delort's work has been featured on the cover of "Magic- An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane" from Solaris Books and in several galleries worldwide.

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"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

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