Book Review: ‘Star Wars: Dooku: Jedi Lost’ Audio Drama Script

On October 1, 2019, Del Rey Books – an imprint of Random House – published the hardcover edition of Star Wars: Dooku: Jedi Lost, the complete script to the full cast audio drama by British writer Cavan Scott. The publication of the script followed the July release of the audiobook published by Random House, whichContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Star Wars: Dooku: Jedi Lost’ Audio Drama Script”

Coming Soon to ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’

Hi there! Welcome to the Saturday, June 6, 2020 edition of A Certain Point of View, Too, my newish blog here on WordPress. It’s been a gray and stormy Florida day; we’re into the first month of the 2020 hurricane season, after all, as well as the second of the wet season here in theContinue reading “Coming Soon to ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’”

Book Review: ‘Cornelius Ryan: The Longest Day, A Bridge Too Far’ (No. 318 Library of America Series)

Two Classic WWII Histories in One Commemorative Volume On May 7, 2019, the non-profit Library of America published Cornelius Ryan: The Longest Day, A Bridge Too Far, a 75th Anniversary commemorative reprint of two classic “popular histories” of World War II: The Longest Day (1959) and A Bridge Too Far (1974). Published a decade and-a-halfContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Cornelius Ryan: The Longest Day, A Bridge Too Far’ (No. 318 Library of America Series)”

Book Review: ‘The World Remade: America in World War I’

“The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. We have no selfish ends to serve. We desire no conquest, no dominion. We seek no indemnities for ourselves, no material compensation for the sacrifices we shall freely make.”— President Woodrow Wilson, on the StateContinue reading “Book Review: ‘The World Remade: America in World War I’”

Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge: Star Wars Part the Third’

The boy is nearly now within my grasp, And I shall make him mine with this next move. I shall devise a play to pull him in, Some tale that pricks his heart with grief and woe. Come players, to the list, ye are engag’d! – Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Act II, Scene 4, William Shakespeare’sContinue reading “Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge: Star Wars Part the Third’”

Book Review: ‘A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918’

On May 30, 2006, Delacorte Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, published G.J. Meyer’s A World Undone: The History of the Great War, 1914 to 1918, a one-volume history about the most misunderstood conflict that very few people living in the 21st Century know about: World War I. Overshadowed by the global conflict thatContinue reading “Book Review: ‘A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918’”

Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s The Clone Army Attacketh: Star Wars Part the Second’

On July 7, 2015, Philadelphia-based Quirk Books published Ian Doescher’s William Shakespeare’s The Clone Army Attacketh: Star Wars Part the Second, the fifth book in a series of nine in which the author reimagines the Skywalker Saga as plays written by the greatest dramatist in English literature – William Shakespeare. Doescher, who was born inContinue reading “Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s The Clone Army Attacketh: Star Wars Part the Second’”

Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First’

Prologue. Outer space. Enter CHORUS. CHORUS  Alack! What dreadful turmoil hath beset The strong Republic and its bonds of peace. O’er distant trade routes all do sigh and fret As fears of grim taxation do increase. The greedy, vile Trade Federation hath Created a blockade none may pass through. With deadly battleships they block theContinue reading “Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First’”

Coming Soon to ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’ & Sunday Thoughts

Hi, there, Dear Reader. I hope this post finds you safe, healthy, and reasonably sane after almost two months of social distancing and stay-at-home orders issued by the authorities in your home state or country. It’s Sunday, May 3 where I am, and in my part of Florida, it’s almost 2 PM as I startContinue reading “Coming Soon to ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’ & Sunday Thoughts”

Book Box Set Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Imperial Boxed Set’

On October 28, 2014, Philadelphia-based Quirk Books (home of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) released William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Imperial Boxed Set, a collection of author Ian Doescher’s best-selling mashup of the works of George Lucas and William Shakespeare. Comprised of Doescher’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope, The EmpireContinue reading “Book Box Set Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Imperial Boxed Set’”