Look Inside Upcoming ‘How To Speak Klingon’ Audio Phrasebook March 13, 2013by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books , trackback
Chronicle Books has a fun Star Trek book coming out in May titled "How To Speak Klingon – Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler." The full-color hardcover includes a sound module to help you learn some essential Klingon. And today they provided us with a couple sample spreads from the book. Check it out below.
A look inside "How To Speak Klingon"
Today CBS and Chronicle Books revealed details for their upcoming book "How To Speak Klingon – Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler," written by Ben Grossblatt with illustrations by Alex Fine.
Here is the official blurb:
Avoid dishonor and intergalactic incident with How to Speak Klingon, an indispensable audio phrasebook for mastering the harsh, guttural language of Klingon. Under license by CBS Consumer Products this amusing and enlightening primer on ill-tempered and proud Klingon culture uses a built-in sound module to teach readers an array of crucial compliments (“You bludgeon divinely.”), toasts (“Today is a good day to die”) and insults (“Your mother has a smooth forehead”), as well as phrases used commonly in intergalactic travel (“Passport? My fist is my passport!”), theatergoing (“Two for Romulan and Juliet”) and more. A Klingon Pronunciation key helps users master the nuances of this challenging but rewarding language.
Illustrated scenarios set the scene and offer additional useful phrases, making How to Speak Klingon an essential guide for any Star Trek® fan.
The full-cover hardcover Klingon book has 24 board pages and a built-in sound module with 10 unique sounds. Below are a couple of sample spreads from the book.
"How To Speak Klingon – Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler" arrives May 1st and retails for $16.95. Amazon has pre-orders discounted to $9.21.