Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (trailer)

by Katharine Wray

20 August 2009

 
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

(Quirk)

A literary/pulp mashup. At its best? That remains to be seen. Author Seth Grahame-Smith must have some real cajones to tamper with a such loved classic as Pride and Prejudice by adding a Zombie story line. This book trailer has a b-movie quality to it; a nod to the cinematic genre, hopefully. This will book could be a great as Danger Mouse’s mashup of the Beatles’ White Album and Jay-Z’s Black Album. Or as far-fetched as the stoner mashup of The Wizard of Oz with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.

 

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