Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition
Adult Novel
Canon

Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition

By
Jason Fry
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Jason Fry gets the honor of continuing Star Wars’s rich history with novel adaptation. In particular, his novelization shines in adding additional material to enhance the story in written form, such as Luke’s Force vision introduction and re-insterting deleted scenes from the film–even Rey’s third lesson! The novel allows us to get an inside look at certain characters such as BB-8 during the space battle over D’qar. Reading the novel of Episode Eight will allow you to soak up the story like never before, taking your time with the characters and getting the story from all-new perspectives.

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Written with input from director Rian Johnson, this official adaptation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi expands on the film to include scenes from alternate versions of the script and other additional content.

From the ashes of the Empire has arisen another threat to the galaxy's freedom: the ruthless First Order. Fortunately, new heroes have emerged to take up arms—and perhaps lay down their lives—for the cause. Rey, the orphan strong in the Force; Finn, the ex-stormtrooper who stands against his former masters; and Poe Dameron, the fearless X-wing pilot, have been drawn together to fight side-by-side with General Leia Organa and the Resistance. But the First Order's Supreme Leader Snoke and his merciless enforcer Kylo Ren are adversaries with superior numbers and devastating firepower at their command. Against this enemy, the champions of light may finally be facing their extinction. Their only hope rests with a lost legend: Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.

Where the action of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ended, Star Wars: The Last Jedi begins, as the battle between light and dark climbs to astonishing new heights.

Featuring thrilling photos from the hit movie.

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Staff Comments

- Charles Hankel

As a fan of The Last Jedi (it is firmly in my top three favorite Star Wars films), I thoroughly enjoyed this novelization, because it essentially retreads the story of the film beat by beat. The additional scenes and context it presents can be found in the deleted scenes on the blu-ray, so if you want more Last Jedi in your life, absolutely give this one a shot, but it's not going to change your mind one way or the other.

- Eric Eilersen

- Heather Goldman

- Karl Sander

- Meg Dowell

- Stacey White

- Corey Helton

- Andrew Bell

- Jared Mayes

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Technical Specs

Publisher:
Del Rey
Release Date:
March 6, 2018
ISBN:
978-1524797119
Page Count:
336
Issues Collected:
Audiobook
Narrator(s):
Marc Thompson

Editions

Hardcover
Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition
March 6, 2018
Paperback
Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition
November 27, 2018
Audiobook
Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition
Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition
ISBN
978-0525618881
Emerald City Comic Con Limited Edition
ISBN
978-0525618911
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