Thursday, March 5, 2009

At last! Jane Austin! With zombies!!

I am sooo buying this when it comes out.

As the blurb notes

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies features the original text of Jane Austen's beloved novel with all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie action.

Soon to be released;

War and Peace and Werewolves,

Hamlet vs the Living Dead

and the all time classic

The Old Testament; Elvira smackdown!

There is no work of classic literature that couldn't be improved with the addition of zombies.

7 comments:

Boogeyman said...

I'm pretty sure Desci will wet herself when she sees that book.

Anyway, the theme could be reversed by adding some Victorian chick-lit to traditional horror stories:

Dracula courts Mr Darcy - Count Drakul tires of the usual bodice-heaving virgins that cross his path, till one day he falls in love with an uptight English gentleman who sweeps him off his feet.

Wuthering Frankenstein - Tempestuous Cathy falls in love with a surly anti-hero who hides a dark past - he was sewn together by a mad scientist and brought to life in a thunderstorm.

Ramon Insertnamehere said...

Jane Eyre - Vampire Slayer!

squib said...

that is so cool

I hope they get their hands on Middlemarch

Lewd Bob said...

Crime and Punishment II

Where the old woman returns wearing a hockey mask to slay Raskolnikov with a chainsaw.

Perseus said...

Crime And Punishment III: Raskolnikov and Sonia, zombie lovers, are sent by Trotsky and Lenin to deal with the Tsar.

Boogeyman said...

Anyway, the theme could be reversed by adding some Victorian chick-lit to traditional horror stories

Of course, having thought over this some more, I realise that Ann Rice and Stephanie Meyer have been doing this for years, by turning vampires from blood-drinking creatures of the night, to misundertood teen-angst emos and existentially anguished pretty boys.

What's next - Haemovore High School Musical?

Ramon Insertnamehere said...

Ann Rice and Stephanie Meyer have been doing this for years

As well as contributing some of the shitest prose outside Dan Brown.