Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

The Classic Regency Romance-Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem

By Jane Austen; Seth Grahame-Smith

Quirk Books, Paperback, 9781594743344, 319pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

Description
The New York Times Best Seller is now a major motion picture starring Lily James and Sam Riley, with Matt Smith, Charles Dance, and Lena Headey.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.
So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem. As our story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton and the dead are returning to life Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she's soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy. What ensues is a delightful comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield. Can Elizabeth vanquish the spawn of Satan? And overcome the social prejudices of the class-conscious landed gentry? Complete with romance, heartbreak, swordfights, cannibalism, and thousands of rotting corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies transforms a masterpiece of world literature into something you d actually want to read.


About the Author
Jane Austenis the author ofSense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and other masterpieces of English literature.Seth Grahame-Smithis the author of theNewYork Timesbest sellerAbraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. He also wrote the screenplay for the Tim Burton filmDark Shadows. He lives in Los Angeles."

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