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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . .   Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from A New Hope to full, fascinating life....

Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:288 pages

    Tarkin Reviews

  • Alejandro
    Nov 11, 2014

    Indeed a very GOOD novel about EVIL FINALLY A BOOK ABOUT A VILLAIN DONE AS IT SHOULD BE Then evil will have to do. Sometimes is odd the development of books where the villain is the main character ...

  • Lyn
    Feb 27, 2016

    Princess Leia Organa: No! Alderaan is peaceful! We have no weapons, you can't possibly... Governor Tarkin: [impatiently] You would prefer another target, a military target? Then name the system! I gro...

  • Bookdragon Sean
    Jan 16, 2017

    After Rogue One: A Star Wars Story I wanted to read a little bit more into Tarkin’s backstory. I wanted to see exactly what made this man so effective; he is not a Sith Lord or a Jedi, but he is eas...

  • Mogsy (MMOGC)
    Apr 26, 2014

    3 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum http://bibliosanctum.com/2015/02/14/b...I’ve been a great admirer of James Luceno’s Star Wars work in the past, especially his book Darth Plagueis about the epony...

  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Sep 24, 2014

    It was a bit daunting to read a Star Wars book since it had been years since I read one and even though I still love Star Wars I just don’t watch the movie that often nowadays as I did when I was yo...

  • Daniel
    Dec 30, 2014

    Moram da priznam da sam malo razočaran ovom knjigom. Možda sam očekivao previše ali sam po nazivu knjige mislio da će se baviti kompletno biografijom (izmišljenog) karaktera. I dobili smo fino p...

  • Leeanna
    Oct 19, 2014

    This review originally appeared on my blog, Leeanna.me.==I’ve long been a reader of the Star Wars Expanded Universe. In fact, most of my favorite characters and storylines come from the books, not t...

  • Mpauli
    Sep 08, 2014

    ARC received via NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewTarkin is one of the main villains of the Star Wars universe and I was pretty excited to read his story.Initially I thought this would be mor...

  • Jesse A
    Jul 14, 2015

    Another SW novel I didn't particularly care for. Not a bad story just not anything special....

  • Chris
    Nov 23, 2014

    My first foray into the post-EU era reboot of the Star Wars novel series. Since this is "official" canon now, it's even more interesting to get a look into the backstory of Grand Moff Tarkin.Overall, ...