"The Phantom Menace" by Terry Brooks [Del Rey, 1999]

Discussion in 'Literature Review Forum' started by Errant_Venture, Feb 7, 2004.


"The Phantom Menace" by Terry Brooks [Del Rey, 1999]

Poll closed Mar 25, 2012.
10 (Excellent) 21 vote(s) 33.9%
9 18 vote(s) 29.0%
8 9 vote(s) 14.5%
7 9 vote(s) 14.5%
6 (Average) 1 vote(s) 1.6%
5 (Average) 2 vote(s) 3.2%
4 0 vote(s) 0.0%
3 0 vote(s) 0.0%
2 0 vote(s) 0.0%
1 (Poor) 2 vote(s) 3.2%
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Eddie Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jan 16, 2001
    star 3
    10 - I thought the extra stuff with Anakin at the beginning was worth it.
  2. Star_Angel Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Jan 18, 2006
    star 4
    I gave it a 7/10, it was good, but the episode 2 and 3 books are so much better. Especially the episode 2 novel;) .

  3. 1_4_Jedi Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2006
    star 1

    Excellent, well written book. It does justice to the movie while adding valuable backstory to the plot without sacraficing continuity at all. IMHO, this book is easily the best novelization of any the movies.
  4. anakin_luver Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jul 26, 2005
    star 5
    Yes, that was one of my favourite parts. Brooks got inside his head very well.

    And as someone mentioned before, the extra stuff on Anakin in the beginning was great.

  5. Istrancis Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Oct 21, 2006
    I haven't actually read the book, I probably will in the future (especially with the reviews it got here!) but I did flick through it, and I found the part stating that Qui Gon's master was something like over 400 years old kind of annoying, since Dooku, who was Qui Gon's master, was only 83 in ROTS, according to Wookieepedia. Guess I can't really blame the author, not that I'd want to. Maybe it was a different master, like whoever taught him how to wield a blade.
  6. jedikitty19 Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Feb 23, 2006
    star 6
    I gave it a 9. This was a great novel.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.