Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen Seth Grahame-Smith – A Literary Mash up in Which Darcy and Lizzy (*gasp!*) Fight Zombies
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Author: Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Publication Date: 2009 (Reprint 2016)
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Genre: Fiction; Historical, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: 4 out of 5
A kind of “literary mash-up” and retelling, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (of a sort) is sassy, creative fiction. Ironically, I found it as relevant to today’s society (is there anything that cannot be cured by a dose of infected zombies? *sarcasm*), as it might appeal to those who admire the old literary language that Austen wrote with such class and grace. Continue reading on Silver Petticoat Review.
Of course, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies has already been adapted earlier this year starring Lily James and Sam Riley. But if you like Austen mashups like Lost In Austen or Austenland, you might also enjoy this one although those aforementioned noticeably lack the addition of zombies. For those who like contemporary films, Warm Bodies is also an adorable rom-com involving zombies.