Hemning Sternberg (moonshadow) wrote,
Hemning Sternberg

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Title: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Author: Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Genre: Pastiche
Pages: 319
Copyright Date: 2009
Cover: A portrait of a zombie girl.
First line: "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains."
Best part: So funny.
Worst part: Does it have one? I'm unconvinced.
Imaginary Theme Song: "Living Dead Girl" by White Zombie
Grade: A
Recommended for: People who have never read Austen because they thought she might be boring. People who love Austen. People who love zombies. People who are trying to get their teenagers to read Austen.
Related Reads: The Sword-Edged Blonde by Alex Bledsoe. Good Night, Mr. Holmes by Carole Nelson Douglas.

This book was even better than I thought it would be, and doesn't that tell you everything it needs to?
Tags: books 2009, fiction, grade a
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