Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!
By Otto Penzler
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780307740892, 832pp.)
Publication Date: September 20, 2011
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Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! is the darkest, the living-deadliest, scariest--and dare we say most tasteful--collection of zombie stories ever assembled. It’s so good, it's a no-brainer.
There is never a dull moment in the world of zombies. They are superstars of horror and they are everywhere, storming the world of print and visual media. Their endless march will never be stopped. It's the Zombie Zeitgeist! Now, with his wide sweep of knowledge and keen eye for great storytelling, Otto Penzler offers a remarkable catalog of zombie literature. Including unstoppable tales from world-renowned authors like Stephen King, Joe R. Lansdale, Robert McCammon, Robert E. Howard, and Richard Matheson to the writer who started it all, W.B. Seabrook, Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! will delight and devour horror fans from coast to coast.
• Deadly bites
• Satanic Pigeons
• A parade of corpses
• Zombies, zombies, and more zombies
Otto Penzler lives in New York City.
"Rollicking . . . Over-the-top . . . Hard to resist." --The Wall Street Journal
“We would do well to page through a wonderfully thorough new anthology of short fiction called, straightforwardly enough, Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! . . . Showcas[es] countless terrific writers, known and unknown. . . . If you like your zombies with a dose of literary erudition and horror fiction with character, intelligence, and atmosphere, be [sure to] pick this one up.” —SF Weekly
“Presents a . . . nuanced portrayal of death brought to life—one to which Gen Xers, Gen Yers and others probably haven't been previously exposed. . . . high on drama, tension and a feeling of the macabre. . . . I’d say it’s a no-brainer.” —Mike Householder, Associated Press
“Splendid. . . . A full dance card of undead heavy hitters that range from the timeless (Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Richard Matheson) to the timely (Scott Edelman, Joe R. Lansdale, Dale Bailey).. . . . Zombie aficionados will eagerly embrace this controversial and comprehensive collection.” —Library Journal