I just finished reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Graham-Smith (the author of another favorite book of mine How to Survive a Horror Movie). I am officially beyond thrilled with this novel. It is perfectly delightful!

It is a spin-off of the Jane Austen classic Regency romance novel about Elizabeth Bennet and the love she finds with Mr. Darcy- but this version has England overrun by killer zombies- and prompting people like the Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Darcy, and the Bennet sisters to be trained in the art of deadly combat.

This version of Pride & Prejudice actually answers several puzzling questions. Elizabeth & Mr. Darcy are both highly skilled zombie killers, so OF COURSE they deserve the happy ending. And no wonder Elizabeth’s BFF Charlotte married Mr. Collins… she was already dying and needed someone who would undoubtedly behead her when she finally turned into a zombie. I think that this book is actually an interesting way to study the characters of Jane Austen.

Onto Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters!

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