Star Wars IV : A New Hope – Novelization

0
31

Star Wars IV : A New Hope – Novelization ~ Time of A New Hope

BNH=Before ‘a New Hope’     ANH=After ‘A New Hope’

Star Wars : From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker
Writer:George Lucas
Cover Artist:Ralph McQuarrie
Format:Paperback
Details:220 pages – $1.50 US
Publish Date:November 12, 1976
Publisher:Del Rey
Luke Skywalker was a twenty-year-old who lived and worked on his uncle’s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine…and he was bored beyond belief. He yearned for adventures that would take him beyond the farthest galaxies. But he got much more than he bargained for …

 


This Story Collected In …

Star Wars Trilogy
Writer:George Lucas
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Writer:James Kahn
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:John Berkey
Format:Paperback
Details:471 pages – $5.99 US, $6.99 CAN
Publish Date:February 2, 1993
Publisher:Del Rey
Luke Skywalker worked on his uncle’s farm on a remote planet called Tatooine, repairing secondhand machinery and stunt-flying his battered skyhopper … and he was bored beyond belief. He dreamed of adventures out among the stars — adventures that would take him to distant, alien worlds. But when Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful captive princess, he got more than he had bargained for — and that was how it all began …

Luke Skywalker, the proud Princess Leia, and Han Solo … Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Artoo-Detoo, See-Threepio, and the inscrutable Yoda … Chewbacca the Wookiee, shifty Lando Calrissian, and the vile Jabba the Hutt — all the unforgettable characters and incredible adventures of the original Star Wars movies are now brought together in one value-priced volume. From the desolate sands of Tatooine to Endor, the planet of the Ewoks — experience the complete story of the Rebel Alliance’s desperate struggle against the Empire!

 

Star Wars Trilogy (25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition)
Writer:George Lucas
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Writer:James Kahn
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:Ralph McQuarrie
Format:Hardcover
Details:720 pages – $26.95 US, $37.95 CAN
Publish Date:June 25, 2002
Publisher:Del Rey
Twenty-five years after the phenomenon was born, Star Wars remains one of the greatest fantasy sagas ever told. Now, for the first time, here is the original, complete Star Wars trilogy in a special 25th anniversary collector’s edition hard-cover – featuring the novels of all three classic films – Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Read these stories and rediscover the wonder of the epic that begins:

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away …

Luke Skywalker lived and worked on his uncle’s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine. But he yearned for adventures out among the stars – exotic travels that would take him beyond the farthest reaches of the universe to distant, alien worlds. But when Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful, captive Princess, he would be catapulted into the adventure of a lifetime.” Luke Skywalker, the proud Princess Leia, and headstrong Han Solo … merciless Darth Vader, wise Obi-Wan Kenobi, loyal droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, and the inscrutable Yoda … Chewbacca the Wookiee, shifty Lando Calrissian, and the vile Jabba the Hutt – all the vivid characters from the Star Wars universe spring to life in these thrilling pages.

 

Star Wars Trilogy
Writer:George Lucas
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Writer:James Kahn
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:David Stevenson
Format:Trade Paperback
Details:720 pages – $14.95 US, $21.00 CAN
Publish Date:August 31, 2004
Publisher:Del Rey
More than twenty-five years after the groundbreaking movie Star Wars: A New Hope first hit the silver screen, Star Wars remains one of the most beloved sagas ever told. Together, the three original Star Wars movies?A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi?told one epic: a heroic tale of innocence lost and wisdom gained, of downfall and redemption, of the never-ending fight between the forces of good and evil. Read the story of the movies?all three in one trade paperback volume?and rediscover the wonder of the legend that begins:

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away …

Luke Skywalker lived and worked on his uncle?s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine, but he yearned to travel beyond the farthest reaches of the universe to distant, alien worlds. Then Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful, captive princess … and found himself catapulted into the adventure of a lifetime.

Luke Skywalker, proud Princess Leia, and headstrong Han Solo … merciless Darth Vader, wise Obi-Wan Kenobi, loyal droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, and the inscrutable Yoda … Chewbacca the Wookiee, shifty Lando Calrissian, and the vile Jabba the Hutt … all the vivid characters from the Star Wars universe spring to life in these thrilling pages.

The Star Wars Trilogy is a must-read for anyone who wants to relive the excitement, the magic, and the sheer entertainment of this legendary saga?now and forever.

 


Alternate Editions …

Star Wars : From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker
Writer:George Lucas
Cover Artist:John Berkey
Format:Paperback
Details:220 pages – $1.95
Publish Date:May 12, 1977
Publisher:Del Rey
Luke Skywalker was a twenty-year-old who lived and worked on his uncle’s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine … and he was bored beyond belief. He yearned for adventures out among the stars — adventures that would take him beyond the farthest galaxies to distant and alien worlds.

But Luke got more than he bargained for when he intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful princess held captive by a dark and powerful warlord. Luke didn’t know who she was, but he knew he had to save her — and soon, because time was running out.

Armed only with courage and with the light saber that had been his father’s, Luke was catapulted into the middle of the most savage space war ever … and he was headed straight for a desperate encounter on the enemy battle station known as the Death Star!

 

Star Wars : From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker
Writer:George Lucas
Cover Artist:John Berkey
Format:Hardcover
Publish Date:October 6, 1977
Publisher:Del Rey

 

Star Wars
Writer:George Lucas
Format:Hardcover
Details:260 pages – $16.00 US
Publish Date:August 29, 1995
Publisher:Del Rey
A LONG TIME AGO IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY … Luke Skywalker worked on his uncle’s farm on a remote planet called Tatooine, repairing secondhand machinery and stunt-flying his battered skyhopper … and he was bored beyond belief. He dreamed of adventures out among the stars — adventures that would take him to distant, alien worlds. But when Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful captive princess, he got more than he bargained for — and that was how it all began …

Now, appearing in hardcover nearly twenty years since Star Wars was first published, here are the thrilling novels in the epic that lives on as one of the most-loved science fiction sagas of all time. The latest hardcover includes a new introduction by George Lucas and features new artwork.

 

Star Wars : A New Hope
Writer:George Lucas
Cover Artist:Drew Struzan
Format:Paperback
Details:224 pages – $5.99 US
Publish Date:January 1, 1997
Publisher:Del Rey
Finally, the novel of the movie Star Wars is available with its original title — Star Wars: A New Hope.

Luke Skywalker lived and worked on his uncle’s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine — and he was bored beyond belief. He yearned for adventures out among the stars, adventures that would take him beyond the farthest galaxies to distant and alien worlds.

But Luke got more than he bargained for when he intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful princess held captive by a dark and powerful warlord. Luke didn’t know who she was, but he knew he had to save her — and soon, because time was running out.

Armed only with courage and with the lightsaber that had been his father’s, Luke was catapulted into the middle of the most savage space war ever … and headed straight for a desperate encounter on the enemy battle station known as the Death Star.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here