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Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones (Star Wars: Novelizations #2)

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There is great disturbance in the Force . . .

Mischievous and resolved, courageous to the point of recklessness, Anakin Skywalker has come of age in a time of great upheaval. The nineteen-year-old apprentice to Obi-Wan Kenobi is an enigma to the Jedi Council, and a challenge to his Jedi Master. Time has not dulled Anakin’s ambition, nor has his Jedi training tamed his inde
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Hardcover, 372 pages
Published 2002 by Century
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Bettie☯
Description: There is great disturbance in the Force . . .

Mischievous and resolved, courageous to the point of recklessness, Anakin Skywalker has come of age in a time of great upheaval. The nineteen-year-old apprentice to Obi-Wan Kenobi is an enigma to the Jedi Council, and a challenge to his Jedi Master. Time has not dulled Anakin’s ambition, nor has his Jedi training tamed his independent streak. When an attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala’s life brings them together for the first time in ten ye
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Cian Beirdd
Feb 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Apart from Zahn's trilogy this is probably my favorite Star Wars novel. Instead of trying to simply flesh out the scenes of the movie with details of color and sound (as is done with the first novel), this adaptation explains every badly edited scene and whiney sentence by the cast in a way that is immensely satisfying and could never have been done in a single movie. Having read the book, Padme's love for Anakin makes more sense, the clone army and the plot surrounding it are put in better cont ...more
Crystal Starr Light
Jul 15, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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"We'd be living a lie"
Ten years have passed since Qui-Gon died, the Trade Federation blockaded Naboo, and young Anakin became a Padawan. Times have changed. Padme is now a Senator; Obi-Wan is a Jedi Knight; Anakin is a Padawan learner. The Republic is in turmoil as the Separatists, led by former Jedi, Count Dooku, threaten to secede. An attempt on Padme's life leads the Jedi into startling discoveries...and possibly war.
NOTE: Based on audiobook and novel.
R. A. Salvatore is probably best known fo
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ade_reads
Aug 10, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book contains scenes that take place outside of the film. I love this part, the conversation between Anakin and Padme's father, Padme being teased by her sister, and a couple more. We'll know for sure what else was cut in the movie.
So, if you want the full story of Attack of the Clones, you have to have this book.
Lance Shadow
Sep 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After a recent viewing of Attack of the Clones, my thoughts have changed so I felt it a good time to edit my review. Attack of the Clones in some ways is better than I remember it. I didn't think Hayden Christensen was completely terrible. There were some scenes where I think his performance was good. However, the romance still sucks hard and even the best action scenes (the Coruscant speeder chase, Obi Wan's punch out with Jango Fett, the starfighter chase in the astroid field above geonosis, a ...more
Rachel
Sep 22, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Obviously, this book is the companion to the movie of the same title. It fills in some valuable additional background and character development that was absent in the film.

First: we get more of a view of Padme's mindset when Anakin comes back into her life. In the movie, it is clear that Anakin remembers Padme, not just fondly, but passionately. It is never made clear (even in the book) what place Anakin holds in Padme's heart when they meet again - whether he is simply a boy she remembers fondl
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⚜️Trea
This is another one of those books I had read years ago and thought lost, yet was surprised to rediscover. I liked how much more in depth this story went, than the movie of the same name did. We get to see more character motivations and development that had gotten lost in the film. This made Anakin's turn to the Dark Side more of a natural progression than an abrupt shift that the movie showed. All in all, it was an enriching look at a story I was already well familiar with.
Jill
Aug 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones by R.A. Salvatore is the novelization of the film of the same name. This novel has non-stop action, just like the movie. I really enjoyed all the extra scenes in it, and felt they added so much to the story.
Stephanie
May 02, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I didn't realize it was possible to make these characters even more flat and less interesting.

Alicia Sandoval Poveda
El libro no está bien escrito. Parte de un guión flojo y las escenas románticas son como de alguna novela rosa común. Sin embargo, es entretenido. La narración es fluida, se lee en muy poco tiempo y si se ha visto la película, es fácil de visualizar todo.

Lo realmente interesante es la parte política del libro. Cómo todo gira en torno a la idea de la democracia vrs la dictadura, la guerra vrs. la negociación, y cómo los ideales de una democracia se ven en peligro en primer lugar por la desconfia
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As one of the fantasy genre’s most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10,000,000 copies. Salvatore’s original hardcover, The Two Swords, Book III of The Hunter’s Blade Trilogy (October 2004) debuted at # 1 on The Wall Street Journal best-seller list ...more
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Star Wars: Novelizations (9 books)
  • The Phantom Menace (Star Wars: Novelizations #1)
  • The Clone Wars (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, #1)
  • Revenge of the Sith (Star Wars: Novelizations #3)
  • A New Hope  (Star Wars: Novelizations #4)
  • The Empire Strikes Back (Star Wars: Novelizations #5)
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