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||[May. 29th, 2009|04:44 pm]
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith|
rating: 4 of 5 stars
Quirky and amusing. If you are familiar with the original, then the changes are extra-amusing, but even those who haven't read Austen's masterpiece will be amused.
I have some nitpicks about the book: Grahame-Smith's own dislike of certain characters is evident from the additional, and out-of-character, abuse he has others heap upon them, and while I never object to seeing Caroline Bingley scorned, it should not be delivered by a shockingly rude comment from Mr. Darcy. The plot also creates an unresolved issue of the future of Longborne that never existed in the original.
Nevertheless, tremendous fun.