The sequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and the last in the trio. By Steve Hockensmith.
I received this advance review copy from Quirk Books two days ago. It comes out soon for everyone else to rock up to the shops and buy. And I really do suggest you do, as this was my absolute favourite of the three with plot twists, romances, intrigues, ninjas and, um, brains every second of the way. I predict big things for this book (especially considering the other two were NYTimes best sellers) and have been pretty excited for it!
Are you zombied to death yet? Because March of this year we can look forward to the release of the third instalment in the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies series. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After” with a reportedly zombied-up Mr. Darcy on the front cover. Although, to be honest, I’m not 100 per cent sure what I’m looking at below.
It’s already available for pre-order and I am sorely tempted. RRPing at (US)$12.95 according to Amazon, it sounds like a bargain (particularly if Hockensmith can keep up the effort from Dawn of the Dreadfuls). The title is a nice little wordplay, and manages to give nothing away about the story itself (will it really be dreadfully? Somehow I think not.) which is refreshing.
Illustrated by Cliff Richards (who did Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Cover art by Tony Lee (also did the Doctor Who comics)
I’ll admit that I haven’t been super excited, and so haven’t yet bothered to go and get a copy (and it costs about (AU)$23 and I’m a struggling student). However, following the recent Twilight graphic novel… it can’t get much worse, right? I’m reserving judgement. Apparently it’s all black-and-white, with an organic style (meaning that a lot of the original lines that artists put in for scale and sketches behind the pictures are still in the background, so it looks unfinished). Continue reading