Suggested reading

Discussion in 'Star Wars Community' started by -Edward-, Dec 31, 2002.

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  1. -Edward- Jedi Knight

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    Dec 28, 2002
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    hiya

    im new to the whole star wars saga, i've seen all the films so far, and im intriuged, and want more. can some people suggest some novels/general reading that can start to get me into it more, as my knowledge is still very basic

    cheers

    on a totally different note, what time zome are these forums on
  2. YoungPadawanLearner Jedi Master

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    Jul 7, 2002
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    You can't go wrong with the Jedi Apprentice and Jedi Quest Series.




    The EU board may be of a better help to you.
  3. -Edward- Jedi Knight

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    Dec 28, 2002
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    ok thx ill check those out

    couple of quick questions. general gist of these serieses, and anywhere on the net i cud get box sets
  4. Wild_Huntress Jedi Master

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    Jul 15, 2002
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    OK well Jedi Apprentice (my speciality (sp?) 8-} ) is about Obi-Wan's training with Qui-Gon. They're very good. There are eighteen of them plus two special editions, so a boxed set is pretty much impossible to come by to my knowledge. Also they were started before TPM came out, so the first ones in the series may be hard-ish to find but they're well worth the effort IMO.

    Jedi Quest is about Obi-Wan and Anakin. They're pretty new, and just coming out- I think the 4th one's out now, possibly the 5th. I haven't read them but they shouldn't be difficult to find. And they're by the same author as JA so they should be good.
  5. DARTH_ABBADON Jedi Youngling

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    Nov 9, 2002
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    I read one of the Jedi Quest ones and I liked the Jedi Apprentice ones much better for some reason.
  6. Padawan_Jess_Kenobi Jedi Master

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    Nov 20, 2002
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    Welcome Edward! :)
    I totally recommend the Jedi Apprentice series. Huntress already explained them, so all I can do is strongly recommend them. 8-} They are wonderful. Yeah, I didn't enjoy Jedi Quest much. The EU board is wonderful, you should definatly check it out.
  7. poweranger Jedi Knight

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    Apr 21, 2002
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    i highly recommend reading the visual dictionaries available...(there are three currently in bookstores; one for each new film and another representing the old trilogy)

    there are also essential guides available regarding planets and characters - these will provide an overview of whats out there in books, novels and comic books.

    when you pay a visit to the literature forum cheaking out the "timeline " there can be helpful too.
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