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Anna Heidick
Cool audio drama. The characters had individual personalities and a unique story and a interesting concept. Shows zombies in a very different way then the norm and even more so with free openness and working side by side with humans as equal coworkers in the workplace.
Skeptigirl
Jul 21, 2012 Skeptigirl rated it really liked it
This book is odd and if you like odd, like I do, that is a good thing. It is the most creative look at a zombie story I have read so far, but that may change as I read more zombie books. The only problem really was that it was short and a few things I felt weren't prefaced enough. I would have liked to know more about the world that this story inhabited but that is because I was curious, not because it was not explored enough for the purposes of the story. If I would use two words to describe th ...more
Evelyn
Oct 21, 2010 Evelyn rated it really liked it
This audiodrama made me laugh and gave me something to take my mind off the extrememly boring task of cleaning all the venetian blinds in my new house. I'm a sucker for anything with zombies in it, especially if it's funny.

All of the cast did a great job!
Matthew
Jul 25, 2010 Matthew rated it liked it
Entertaining, but definitely not top notch. I think my favorite repeating line was "bigot" done in the audio version with JC Hutchins. That one line saved the story line for me. The intro and outro songs were classic also. Definitely a fun listen.
Stefanie
Not worth it
nooker
Apr 16, 2015 nooker rated it really liked it
Awesome audio drama about a firm being bought out by a Zombie firm. Neat voices and a solid understanding of the business culture make it a fun read.
Richard
Good multi-voiced performance and probably the best way to enjoy this tale. I recommend the author and her works.
Nicole Rand
Jul 17, 2012 Nicole Rand rated it really liked it
It's like the zombie apocalypse meets Office Space :)
Simon C
Dec 12, 2011 Simon C rated it liked it
An 'audio drama' rather than a book. Entirely silly but short. Fun, with some good voice work. And the music is very catchy.
Lise
Mar 21, 2011 Lise rated it liked it
Shelves: podiobook
I like Mur Lafferty's style, but zombie humor really doesn't work for me. Wrong kind of dark, I think.
Bram Slaats
Dec 15, 2016 Bram Slaats added it
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It wasn't a bad audio book. While I wouldn't listen to it again I thought it was good for a laugh.

I give this 3 out of 5 stars
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Mur Lafferty is the author of The Shambling Guides series from Orbit books, as well as several self pubbed novels and novellas, including the award winning Afterlife series. She is the host of podcasts I Should Be Writing and Ditch Diggers. She is the recipient of the John Campbell Award for best new writer, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, and joined the Podcast Hall of Fame in its inaugural year.

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