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Kenobi: Star Wars Legends Audiobook

Kenobi: Star Wars Legends

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Publisher's Summary

The Republic has fallen. Sith Lords rule the galaxy. Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has lost everything….Everything but hope.

Tatooine - a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders. A backwater planet on the edge of civilized space. And an unlikely place to find a Jedi Master in hiding, or an orphaned infant boy on whose tiny shoulders rests the future of a galaxy.

Known to locals only as "Ben," the bearded and robed offworlder is an enigmatic stranger who keeps to himself, shares nothing of his past, and goes to great pains to remain an outsider. But as tensions escalate between the farmers and a tribe of Sand People led by a ruthless war chief, Ben finds himself drawn into the fight, endangering the very mission that brought him to Tatooine.

Ben - Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, hero of the Clone Wars, traitor to the Empire, and protector of the galaxy's last hope - can no more turn his back on evil than he can reject his Jedi training. And when blood is unjustly spilled, innocent lives threatened, and a ruthless opponent unmasked, Ben has no choice but to call on the wisdom of the Jedi - and the formidable power of the Force - in his never-ending fight for justice.

©2013 John Jackson Miller (P)2013 Random House Audio

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    ROSE ANN ROSARIO 09-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "THE Kenobi story"

    Canon or not, this story is the best Kenobi story ever done. This could have been his stand alone movie. Always a favorite in Legends.

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    Tstephens 09-08-16
    Tstephens 09-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story for Obi-Wan fans!"

    Let me just start off by saying Jonathan Davis is one of the best narrators of Star Wars novels next to Mark Thompson. if you enjoyed him in Darth Bane trilogy then you'll love him as Kenobi. This story takes place shortly after the events of RotS. I never thought I'd actually care about the other Characters in the book but you end up absolutely loving them! a good read for any Star Wars fan

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    Chris 08-30-16
    Chris 08-30-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Neat story."
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    This was pretty good. It was kind of cool to hear a story about a beloved character during a period between the movies. The biggest problem with this book is that it's no longer canon. When Disney acquired the Star Wars titles, they made large portions of the books non-canon, and this was one of the casualties. Unfortunate, because it was a cool story.

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    Nicholas A. 07-21-16
    Nicholas A. 07-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "the best western I've read and it's STARWARS! ."

    loved it worth a rear for sure. don't miss out take the chance and you'll be glad

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    JONATHAN 07-12-16
    JONATHAN 07-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Absolutely Amazing!!"

    I loved it from start to finish, absolutely loved it, and the narrator was amazing! and whoever does the voice of ObiWan sounds just like Ewan McGregor!!! pretty freaking awesome!!!!

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    "Absolutely loved this book! Superb performance!"

    Jonathan Davis is a marvellous narrator and his story telling style is captivating and keep you listening! One of my favorites for sure!

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    "One I'll have to listen to again!"

    Fantastic! The story is great and the narrator super talented; he does Ben's voice perfectly, and it's easy to forget that one man is doing all these voices, even the women! A great story for anyone who is interested in more about Obi-Wan or Star Wars in general, with some compelling twists and really solid character development. Definitely recommend. ^^

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    Janet 06-15-16
    Janet 06-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Engaging"

    I really enjoyed listening to this book. It was easy to imagine the Tatooine landscape and feel like I was immersed in the scene. The character portrayals by the narrator allowed me to more quickly relate to them and identify subtleties in the dialogue. I listened to this book over a long drive and while I remember pointing my car to go from here to there and back again, I scarcely recall the details of my journey. Very engaging.

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    Adam 06-09-16
    Adam 06-09-16
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    "Old western goes Star Wars"

    First off, the title is misleading. This book is not solely focused on kenobi, he is actually more of a minor character. But the story and narration is very entertaining and are far from being dull like other Star Wars books. The writing and character dialogue seemed almost perfect for a movie. I was expecting something more focused on Obi Wan and his life up to a new hope, but the narration made up for it by really painting a picture and keeping things exciting. I would recommend this to people even though it's not canon, it's a great listen and a fun story. 4/5 stars

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    Craig 05-04-16
    Craig 05-04-16
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    "I loved every minute of it!"

    The story takes a mysterious Star Wars character, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and fleshes him out, giving him more humanity than we are accustomed to seeing in him. I have often wondered how he could possibly have lived on Tatooine without rendering the types of service he was accustomed to as a Jedi Knight. This story answers that question. It is a wonderful story, presented in a captivating way. Thank you very much!

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  • Mr. H. Howdle
    4/8/15
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    "Interesting change"
    What did you like most about Kenobi?

    A nice story that focused on matters that aren't of galactic proportion.


    What other book might you compare Kenobi to, and why?

    None that I've personally read but I'm sure there are other non-starwars books similar in style.


    Have you listened to any of Jonathan Davis’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    I've listened to Jonathan Davis's performances for the Bane trilogy and this was just as good in my personal opinion, my favourite narrator so far.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When the hand of some well deserved justice got dealt.


    Any additional comments?

    A welcome change from the standard star wars books which usually focus on issues that concern either the whole galaxy, orders or star systems. Instead it was a book focusing on specific people and there rather insignificant life's as far as the galaxy is concerned, we get a book that focuses on the smaller things in the galaxies and yet in some cases was possibly more interesting to read/listen to.

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  • Nikolaj Friis Hansen
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    4/4/15
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    "Nice backstory"

    Slow paced in first half and great crescendo for the finish. Overall a good listening experience where one often supports the Tusken Raiders at times

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  • GLYNN HOLLAND
    3/10/15
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    "3 books to read"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Kenobi to be better than the print version?

    not read the print but audio book was great


    Would you recommend Kenobi to your friends? Why or why not?

    yes


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    to long for 1 sitting for me but keeps you wanting to read on


    Any additional comments?

    the newer star wars books are certainly a lot better produced than the old ones, in my opinion you need books narrated by jonathan davies or mark thompson (hope thats him forgot name).3 must readskenobihonor amongst thievesscoundrels

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  • andrew i chaplin
    1/20/15
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    "well written and read. star wars is alive"




    helps fill a star wars gap between episodes 3 and 4. enjoyed listening to it

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  • D. M. Neil
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    10/2/14
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    "Classic western"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Everyone who loves Star Wars has often wondered what Obi Wan's first months on Tatooine would have been like. This may be the answer. Reminiscent of a classic western, where the drifter appears to save the day.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Kenobi?

    Probably the moment towards the end, where he is left standing in his doorway, in the shadows.


    Have you listened to any of Jonathan Davis’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    n/a


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Probably the moment towards the end, where he is left standing in his doorway, in the shadows.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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