How To Speak KlingonNew from Chronicle books comes Star Trek: How to Speak Klingon, Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler.

Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this indispensable audio phrasebook. 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. Illustrated scenarios set the scene and offer additional useful phrases, making How to Speak Klingon an essential guide for any Star Trek fan.

HowtoSpeakKlingon2Written by Ben Grossblatt who has several degrees in linguistics and eats gagh with his bare hands. He lives in Seattle. Alex Fine is a Baltimore-based illustrator who was called “Spock” as a child due to his bowl cut and pointy ears.

This book contains 12 pages, with full-colour images throughout.


EmmettPlant2Emmett Plant was the audio engineer on the book. He’s also a writer, composer and producer, who has produced over twenty Star Trek audio books for CBS/Paramount, in addition to composing and producing soundtracks for countless interactive entertainment products.

The book will be released on 1st May, 2013. Pre-order now from Amazon UK for £8.62 

The book will be released on 23rd April, 2013. Pre-order now from Amazon US for $9.65

Source Chronicle books