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Review – “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” by Seth Grahame-Smith

Review – “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” by Seth Grahame-Smith

It should come as a surprise to no one that I like zombies.  I’m a fan and have found one thing to true – everything goes better with zombies. Everything – even Jane Austen. That’s clear from the first line of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” – “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.” Classic.

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not a big Jane Austen fan. With apologies to my high school English teacher, Mr. Blackwood, I have to say that I’ve never really had much desire to read Austen. In fact, I can’t remember having ever read “Pride and Prejudice” before. I’ve seen the movie, which I did enjoy in spite of myself (although as an aside, I just don’t get Keira Knightley. What’s the big deal?)  So, it was with a somewhat blank slate that I went in to “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”. But as I said – everything goes better with zombies, so I was optimistic.

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