Speaking of book trailers, this one is a little different than last night’s example. I will confess I was sorely tempted to pick this little gem up whilst at the book store this evening. But the pile of books I have committed to reading induced guilt and so I demurred. Maybe I will reward myself if I make a dent in my TBR pile …

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars:

Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

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 looking for.