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Set Phasers to Stun Marcus Berkmann

Set Phasers to Stun By Marcus Berkmann

Set Phasers to Stun by Marcus Berkmann

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Markus Berkmann's one-stop shop for all things Star Trek, published to celebrate one of the most iconic sci-fi series of all time.

Set Phasers to Stun Summary

Set Phasers to Stun: 50 Years of Star Trek by Marcus Berkmann

Forty-seven years after NBC killed it off, Star Trek celebrates its half-century in a state of rude health. Boldly going where several other people have been before, Marcus Berkmann tells the story of this sturdy science fiction vehicle from its first five-year mission (rudely curtailed to three), through the dark years of the 1970s, the triumphant film series and The Next Generation, to the current 'reboot' films, with a younger cast taking on the characters of Kirk, Spock, McCoy and co.

With wit, insight and a huge pile of DVDs, he seeks to answer all the important questions. Why did Kirk's shirt always get torn when he had a fist fight? What's the most number of times Uhura said 'Hailing frequencies open, sir' in a single episode? (Seven.) And what's the worst imaginable insult in Klingon? (Your mother has a smooth forehead.)

Set Phasers to Stun Reviews

For gossip and backstage inttrigue, the history and the myth, turn to Markus Berkmann's Set Phasers to Stun, a lively and witty history * The Times *
Marcus Berkmann extracts buckets of fun in this witty mixture of anecdote and episode guide . . . Berkmann's triumph is the way he evokes that time and sends the reader hurrying to watch the show again * Daily Mail *

About Marcus Berkmann

As well as being a paid-up Trekkie, Marcus Berkmann is author of the Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller A Shed of One's Own and Rain Men.

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Set Phasers to Stun: 50 Years of Star Trek by Marcus Berkmann
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown Book Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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