If you liked Sean of the Dead.
If you thought Evil Dead the Musical was a good idea.
Or if you're just kind of warped then this book is for you.
I loved this book. It is exactly the kind of thing I would like. It's witty, it's well written, it's dark, and it's irreverent.
I don't think you need to be familiar with the classic Pride and Prejudice to appreciate this book but if you are familiar it's even funnier.
Occasionally one of the characters would say of do something inappropriate to the original and I'd be distracted for a minute but then I'd think, "Oh yeah and there are Zombies too."
Mr. Darcy repeatedly made a fairly crude joke I won't repeat here in case your boss or child walks behind you while you read this. I found it extra funny because it sounded so much like Dave.
In places it reads like a game of mad libs. As played with someone clever with a good vocabulary rather than as played when I was a child and "fart" was the funniest word I knew. I particularly liked the phrase Manky Dreadfulls which I'm going to work in to conversation ALL THE TIME.
It also reminds me of a song we used to sing at camp when I was a kid. It was sung by two groups and went like this. First someone would name a nursery rhyme. I'm going to use Three Little Kittens but any nursery rhyme works.
1st group: Three little kitten lost their mittens didn't know where to find them. Mother dear see here see here we threw them out the window
2nd group: The what?
1st group: The window
2nd group: Oh no
1st group: The second storry window
Both: With a heave and a ho and a mighty throw we threw them out the window.
Substitute Zombie for window and you get the idea.
To make this ever better on top of Zombies there are also Ninjas. And really what could be cooler than Zombies and Ninjas? Nothing unless they threw in Vampires but that might just be me.