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The Empire Strikes Back by Donald F. Glut
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  Chris.Graham | Jul 30, 2013 |
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  gilsbooks | May 17, 2011 |
Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, John Lithgow
  LoisAnn1 | Apr 4, 2010 |
This is just the novelization of the movie, pretty much exactly according to the movie. The movie was better, in this case. ( )
  Karlstar | Feb 2, 2010 |
this book was a good book and i think who ever picks this up should read it so i hope you enjoy it. ( )
  josephanthonycook | Jan 9, 2010 |
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It takes no small talent to start with the best of the Star Wars films and turn it into something boring, but Donald F. Glut's novelization of Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back somehow manages it. Full of bad dialogue and dull narration, the novel adds nothing to the film and lacks most of what made Episode V so enjoyable.
 
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"Now this is what I call cold!" Luke Skywalker's voice broke the silence he had observed since leaving the newly established Rebel base hours earlier.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0345283929, Mass Market Paperback)

Perhaps you think the Star Wars trilogy cannot be fully realized with audio alone. You think you'd miss the stunning visuals, the emotions of the actors, and the special effects. You think it would be a disappointment. As Yoda might say, "So impossible is it? So certain are you?" This production of The Empire Strikes Back was created by the same team that produced National Public Radio's amazingly successful presentation of Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama in 1981. Presented in 10 episodes, the longer format allows for a great expansion of the story and new scenes--though purists may be disappointed by the slight but significant change in the story line while the Rebels are on Hoth. Once again, Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels are on hand to reprise their roles as Luke Skywalker and C-3PO, and this time they are joined by Billy Dee Williams reprising his part as Lando Calrissian. A fine cast performs the rest of the roles, notably John Lithgow as Yoda and the very compelling Perry King as the "slimy, double-crossing, no good swindler" Han Solo. Sound effects and John Williams's score from the movie have been remixed to help create a convincing soundscape--so good, you can really "see" the movie by listening to it. The Empire Strikes Back: The Original Radio Drama will thrill all Star Wars fans, whether or not they enjoy audiobooks. (Running time: 5 hours, 5 cassettes) --C.B. Delaney

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The further adventures of Luke Skywalker and his friends in their continuing battle against Darth Vader and the evil side of the Force.

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