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El Reino de los zombis (Reign of the Dead #1)

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Por culpa de un extraño virus los recién fallecidos se levantan con un deseo insaciable de comerse a los vivos. La epidemia se extiende por todo el mundo y alcanza rápidamente proporciones catastróficas, la civilización se derrumba bajo el peso de un horror sin igual en toda la historia humana.

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Published March 20th 2011 by La Factoría de Ideas (first published July 22nd 2001)
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Yelania Nightwalker
Jim se levantó una mañana sabiendo que sus vacaciones habían terminado y era hora de regresar al mundo real y seguir con la rutina. Empacó sus pertenencias y emprendió el camino de vuelta a la civilización, después de haber pasado unas semanas agradables en su cabaña de caza. Cuando alcanzó el pueblo más cercano, se extrañó al contemplar la destrucción y lo solitario que parecía todo. Necesitando gasolina para poder continuar su camino, se detuvo en un establecimiento y cuál sería su sorpresa al ...more
Peter Heinrich
Oct 28, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Peter by: Tom Baisden
Shelves: fiction, horror
Kudos to Barnhart for getting it done (“He who never makes mistakes, never makes anything”), but this book was just terrible. Obviously released through a vanity publisher, this book was entirely unoriginal and clumsily executed. When poor punctuation rises to the level of distraction, you can imagine how the substance of the writing will rate.

You know it's bad when you read "Tutor style houses" and can't be sure it's a typo.
Patrick D'Orazio
I love zombie stories. I appreciate what this author was trying to do. I am also a person who will spend the money on a book related to this subject regardless of other reviews simply because I crave it all and want to get my hands on everything that I can. So my opinion is biased.

Despite my bias towards zombies, this book is not a high caliber work amongst the other offerings I have collected from Amazon thus far. The story has one main plot: a group of survivors, led by a larger than life mov
Jan 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Star Rating Art: 4 Stars
Star Rating Story: 5 Stars
Overall: 4.5 Stars

Netgalley Review

First Impression: Very cute

Art/Colors: Adorable black and white illustrations throughout

Not the first in the series, but it totally doesn���t matter. This is one of the cutest, sweetest, most tender and loving children���s books I���ve read in a long time. It teaches good lessons without being religious and preachy, a rare combination. The talking animals are adorable and sweet. The book even starts with a great
-Otra más de zombis, sin nada especial. Ah, sí, esperen, hay algo: no ha tenido que depender de la autopublicación.-

Género. Ciencia-Ficción.

Lo que nos cuenta. Jim Workman es un empresario de la construcción con cierto éxito que tras su periodo sabático anual en medio de las montañas vuelve a la civilización para encontrarse con que todo parece desierto. Su exhaustiva preparación militar y la calibre .44 que siempre lleva en la guantera, además de su encuentro con otras personas, le permiten afro
Dec 23, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Terrible, derivative zombie novel. The reasoning behind the plague was down-right silly and the characters were so cookie-cutter and predictable that I, for fun, guessed which ones would be killed and which would survive and was 100% correct.

The only reason I read this was because I tried out an experiment of pulling a random book off the shelf and reading it no matter what. This experiment lasted two books.
Apr 01, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Barbara by: Brian
Shelves: 2005
I read this book entirely for the benefit of my non-reader fiance. I figured if a book was good enough for him to read it in a matter of days, I should give it a shot. It's definitely not my type of book, but I think it was very good for the zombie genre. No thinking, running zombies here. Just good old fashioned brain-eating.
Rhonda Tuma Domurat
Typical zombie tale trying to throw in a side of romcom. Too predictable and not very original. Lots of potential tho - and I'm curious enough about where the author is trying to go w his idea of the "infection" that I'll be reading the next one.
Dec 11, 2007 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: horror
Poor. Only for zombie completetists that don't crave a little originality
Nov 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Es el primer libro de zombis que leo y me decepciono. Esperaba leer algo más aterrador y lleno de acción y me pareció un tanto lento y sin grandes escenas de gore, que es lo que esperarías leer en un libro de muertos que comen sesos.

La trama es buena a secas, quedan varias incógnitas que espero se resuelvan en el segundo libro. Dentro de los muchos temas, que toca el autor, hubo uno que me pareció curioso y que no sé si es algo común en este tipo de libros (yo supongo que no) y son las personas
Julieth Muñoz
Jan 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
El libro lo compre en el 2014 pero aunque siempre dije qué lo iba a leer, no fue si no hasta 3 años después. al principio se me hizo un poco lento y no le tenía mucha expectativa. Pero después de al rededor de 50 paginas el libro engancha mucho. lo terminé en un dia y quede a la expectativa de inviar el segundo libro.
Dec 28, 2011 rated it really liked it
Una muy buena novela de zombies para todos aquellos fans del genero. La historia empieza con Jim quien se había tomado unas vacaciones en una zona aislada y el día que regresa (después de 3 semanas incomunicado) resulta que la civilización ha desaparecido y hay muertos vivientes en todas partes y lo miran con ojitos de hambre XD. Por suerte es rescatado por uno de los últimos grupos de sobrevivientes y así se une a ellos para tratar de salvar a la mayor cantidad de vivos que sea posible.

Uno de l
Roberto Scarlato
May 24, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In my opinion, this book would most likely come after the movie Dawn of the Dead, the 1970's one. Not the remade one.

Yes, there are some grammar mistakes but those are very few and far between.

This book revolves around Jim Workman, an everyday working man in construction taking some much needed vacation time. When he comes back, he is surprised to see that the world is a very different place. What I liked most about this novel is the fact that the author didn't spend 80 or so pages explaining ho
Apr 13, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Len Barnhart’s “Reign Of The Dead” is the first novel of his post-apocalyptic zombie series. To date there is only one sequel so far released, entitled “Reign Of The Dead: Apocalypse End”, but a third instalment is due out in the autumn of 2006 entitled “Reign Of The Dead: Outbreak”. The first two novels have both been released through iUniverse Star publications.

From the start of the novel, the reader is quickly thrown into the devastating turn of events that have brought the human race close t
Oct 26, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The reading equivalent of a Big Mac and fries. It's cheap, greasy and tasty. But you know what? I like going to Mcdonalds every now and then and I enjoyed this book quite a bit. It took like 2 sittings to read and it has some fun gory/action scenes for fans of the zombie genre. Sneaky funny story I was reading this on my break at work and my boss walks into the room and asks what i'm reading and I kinda just say "ahh nothing, it's stupid". He's like "no cmon tell me what it is". I shamefully fli ...more
I really wish Good Reads ratings had half stars as I would rate this 3.5 at least. Reign of the Dead was a great read - very tasty fast food for the zombie lover.

Of course, we all know this story, it's been covered over & over but I don't get tired of reading good zombie books. So, no new ground is covered by Reign of the Dead, it's a little predictable but it's definitely readable, engaging & hard to put down nevertheless.

If you want to get your zombie on & read a basic outbreak &am
Rick Mullenax
Len was writing his own zombie world in both novel and comic form before the great Robert Kirkman. Okay, so he's not as good, but it's still a fun read. Certainly not boring, but the Preacher was a bit much.
Dec 20, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It was unsurprising. Not as bad as many stories surfing on the undead wave, but not memorable either.

The typos were few but cringy ("Tutor-style house" and a freaking "Marshall law"). The many ways of refering to zombies were annoying: ghouls, demons and even... walking dead.
Dec 11, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of zombie films and literature
Shelves: zombies
I found this to be a really cool read with tons of ideas that would be great for films and/ or other forms of literature. For a long-time fan of the zombie genre, I find this to be a necessary read for those who love the genre and take their love beyond the screen.
Oct 29, 2011 rated it did not like it
He leído muchos libros de zombies y éste ha sido el peor con diferencia, los personajes son clichés sin personalidad y el final del libro patético; estuve a punto de no terminarlo y ojalá lo hubiera hecho.

Una absoluta pérdida de tiempo.
Fallon Blake
Dec 30, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: zombies
Quick zombie read. There were some similarities to other zombie fiction out there, but all in all I enjoyed it.
Jul 25, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
I've read my fair share of classic zombie books, and this is my favorite. The sequel is even good.
Marto Guagnini
May 12, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Muy básico. Muy obvio. No se detiene en los detalles. Superficial a más no poder. Y encima pretende dejar un mensaje.

Y para colmo hay una segunda parte.
Andy Simmons
This is a light, easy to read, zombie novel. It's not especially well written but I enjoyed this book.
James Moulton
Jun 22, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I think I may have wrote books like this in middle school, minus the sex and with bigger chapters.
Chris A
Jan 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quick read and A well written zombie tome.
Mar 06, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: apocalypse, zombies
A solid zombie tale.
Relena Darlian
Me gusta mas la portada en español que la original sera mi primer libro de zombies no me decepciones
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