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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
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Nov 15, 09

bookshelves: humor, lit, romantic
Read in November, 2009, read count: 1

I really enjoyed this book, even moreso, I think, than reading the original. That said, I shall never be able to watch P&P again without imagining a zombie attack.

I will say that it's not without flaws, though - the major one being repetition, a fault which it shares with the original. It is, afterall, a single joke stretched throughout an entire book. Most of the time it's more droll and even sometimes eye-rollingly groan-worthingly annoying than actually amusing.

So why the high rating? Because there are a few times, a few particular lines and scenes, which truly tickled me, especially with Lizzie is visiting Charlotte and Mr. Collins, and also because it is a clever twist on a story I already enjoy.
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Reading Progress

11/09/2009 page 71
22.26% "So far, so fun..."
11/10/2009 page 138
43.26% "What a pleasure it is to read a book your enjoying instead of dreading..."
11/11/2009 page 142
44.51% "I laughed out loud on the train - a rare thing, indeed."

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