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A More Civilized Age: Exploring the Star Wars Expanded Universe
Almost as soon as there were Star Wars films, there were Star Wars novels. Alan Dean Foster got the ball rolling, ghost-writing the first film’s adaptation for George Lucas, as well as penning a sequel, Splinter of the Mind’s Eye. Novels covering the exploits of Han Solo and Lando Calrissian soon followed, ushering in what would come to be called the Star Wars Expanded Uni ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published November 26th 2017 by Sequart Organization
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This title is a bit of a lie. This isn't a review of the full work but merely to the point where, were I a casual reader, would have given up on this book entirely and moved onto something else. There are a few such novels, textbooks or the like which all accomplish having this; the breaking point at which a reader rolls their eyes and gives up on them. The difference is that, with some examples of staggering incompetence notwithstanding, few books manage to accomplish this within the Introducti ...more
Rich Handley has written or co-written five books (Timeline of the Planet of the Apes, Lexicon of the Planet of the Apes, The Back to the Future Lexicon, The Back to the Future Chronology and the novel Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes), helped to update the reference book Planet of the Apes Revisited, and penned articles for POTA magazine Simian Scrolls. Rich has written fiction and other work ...more
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