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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies- Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen

Quite frankly I was disappointed with this book.  Granted, it isn’t meant to be serious, but it was not so much a parody as it was the original with “accomplished” changed to “Kung-fu master” and a few random passages about the undead shoved in.  He does give Austen credit by putting her name next to his, but I have a feeling she would turn in her grave if she read it.  It is rather funny at stages though, and I did like the part where Lizzy shows off to Lady Catherine.  I also loved the illustrations provided, as they gave it a bit more comic-value and made the cover charge a little bit more worth it- although it’s already a measly 13 bucks so I can’t complain.  I can also see the benefit in introducing someone who isn’t the biggest 18th/19th century fan, or reader of the regency classics, to this book first before full-on P&P.  
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