I’m over on Silver Petticoat today chatting up the Pride + Prejudice + Zombies book, a novel that is recently adapted as a major motion picture. With Lily James and Sam Riley, the film sounds like it’ll be a fun time sure to entertain those of us who like a fun adventure.
About the Book:
Author: Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Publication Date: 2009 (Reprint 2016)
Find the Review elsewhere: Amazon ǀ Goodreads ǀ Silver Petticoat
Find the Book Elsewhere: Amazon ǀ Bookshop.org ǀ Goodreads
Genre: Fiction; Historical, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: 4 out of 5
PRIDE + PREJUDICE + ZOMBIES BOOK REVIEW | SILVER PETTICOAT
A kind of “literary mash-up” and retelling, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (of a sort) is sassy, creative fiction. Ironically, I found it as relevant to today’s society (is there anything that cannot be cured by a dose of infected zombies? *sarcasm*), as it might appeal to those who admire the old literary language that Austen wrote with such class and grace. Continue reading on Silver Petticoat Review.‘Pride + Prejudice + Zombies’: A Literary Mash up in Which Darcy and Lizzy (*gasp!*) Fight Zombies. #FWArchives #JaneAusten #BookReviews Click To Tweet
Of course, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has already been adapted earlier this year starring Lily James and Sam Riley. But if you like Austen mashups like Lost In Austen or Austenland, you might also enjoy this one although those aforementioned noticeably lack the addition of zombies. For those who like contemporary films, Warm Bodies is also an adorable rom-com involving zombies.
Have you read this Pride + Prejudice + Zombies book? If so, what do you think of it? Is it fun or a no-go for you? Comment all of your thoughts!