Reader Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen

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Review by Cynthia Kartman Mr. Seth Grahame-Smith Los Angeles, California Tuesday 16 June 2009 Literary Pantheon, The Great Beyond Universe, Known and Unknown Dear Sir, It has come to my attention that you have used my book, Pride and Prejudice, as the basis of your new book, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, published in April…

The week in zombies

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Bullet format seems as good as any other: A preview of the P&P&Z graphic novel (it is indeed graphic) Download first two chapters of P&P&Z: Dawn of the Dreadfuls for various ebook readers that are not owned by the Editrix (seriously, there are more than those three available, publishers) Seth Grahame-Smith starting rumors he shouldn’t…

Friday Bookblogging: Austen Undead Edition

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As you may have guessed from the title, interest in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies continues unabated, and we found a couple of articles of particular interest. The Philadelphia Inquirer engages in a bit of good-natured snark. In the new version, which Grahame-Smith sees as a mix “between a costume drama, The Matrix . .…

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies to be on New York Times Bestseller List

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Congratulations to Seth Grahame-Smith! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is No. 3 on the New York Times Paperback Trade Fiction Bestseller List this week! Apparently it’s doing well in the UK, too. The BBC has an interview with Seth: What’s been the reaction from the literary establishment? I was expecting to be burned in effigy…

The Army of the Undead Has Invaded

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is officially out, even before its elders are married, and the press coverage is pretty overwhelming, so let’s get to it! Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly gives it an A-. Indeed, you’ll miss out if you do not, so smartly does young Mr. Grahame-Smith insert himself in the thicket of…

We used to really like Elton John

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Guess it’s not a hoax after all, though we won’t take it seriously till the cameras start rolling. Not all talk was so heavy at John’s gala. The music legend’s husband, David Furnish, chatted up his next movie producing gig, Pride & Predator. “We’re taking a Jane Austen-type story and dropping in an alien from…