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In Review: THRAWN Ascendancy: Lesser Evil by Timothy Zahn

In Review: THRAWN Ascendancy: Lesser Evil by Timothy Zahn

A Star Wars Literature Podcast
Time: 50:01
Tarkin's Top Shelf reviews Star Wars: THRAWN Ascendancy: Lesser Evil by Timothy Zahn and Del Rey Publishing.
In this episode, your hosts review the final installment to the latest Thrawn trilogy by veteran Star Wars author Timothy Zahn. They discuss the character arcs and motivations, the storyline and plot fulfillment, and how both Disney Era Thrawn trilogies lineup as one complete, fleshed-out story.
Episode ID: 1000542946730
GUID: 11467bc6-bf90-43f7-9de4-690fc4e6896f
Release Date: 24/11/2021, 12:30:00


A Star Wars literary podcast that strives to deliver an educational and yet, entertaining analysis and outlook, pertaining to the new canonical novels/YA books from the galaxy far, far away. In other words, Becca and Mark are your guardians to the Whills and your librarians to the long-lost Jedi Archives.

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Got me back to reading!

During lockdown, I stumbled across the Phasma book and, after finishing, wanted to hear what other people thought about it. I found Tarkin’s Top Shelf and I’ve been listening to them for weeks now! Becca and Mark are great hosts. I really appreciate how they speak on how it’s okay to have different opinions to other Star Wars fan. I especially look forward to going back and listening to older podcasts after reading the respective novel. Keep it up you two!

Great, in-depth reviews and overviews of Star Wars literature

There are precious few podcasts out there catering to the new canon era books. This one's great in that it doesn't just offer reviews of titles, but also in-depth discussions around common themes within the franchise - using the books - and interviews with key authors.
There's also the benefit of it being a drama-free show - no mention of all the bickering you hear going on between other podcasts or any other nonsense infecting Star Wars fandom at time of writing.
All in all, a great show!

Great podcast

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Had my first listen to this charming little show today. I've been out of the world of Star Wars books for some time now and I found this show a great update to the world of Star Wars Novels Mike and Rebecca speak with great enthusiasm and energy but still very well spoken and clear to comprehend. A must for those who enjoy their greater Star Wars literature.
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