Sunday, May 10, 2009

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?????

Is nothing sacred??

I just found out about this new book, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
It just came out in April.

At first, I was in shock but then asked myself why???
I mean, really, nothing is sacred...anyone who has read Christopher Moore's Lamb knows that(I have to admit that the book was funny).

So, why should I be surprised that someone added zombies to Pride and Prejudice???

You may have guessed by now that I am a HUGE Pride and Prejudice fan.
I have read the book countless time.

I have the audiobook which I have listened too so many time that I think I can say the lines with the characters now (okay not all of them just Elizabeth and maybe a few of Darcy's).

I love the mini series version of P&P that the BBC put out in.....I think it came out in 1995.

The 2005 movie version was too, too dark for me

And I have read many of the P&P continuations.
My fave is Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife.

That book was fabulous!!!

Anyhoo, I read a few reviews of the new PP&Z and it doesn't sound half bad.
I suppose, I will HAVE to go buy the book and read it

Dang it!! I just left the bookstore 2 hours ago...aaaand I had a coupon!!!

The first line of the book is.....
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains."

Too, too funny!!! Especially if you have the first line memorized.

Here's what Amazon has to say about the book.....
So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem. As our story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton—and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she's soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy. What ensues is a delightful comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers—and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield as Elizabeth wages war against hordes of flesh-eating undead. Can she vanquish the spawn of Satan? And overcome the social prejudices of the class-conscious landed gentry? Complete with romance, heartbreak, swordfights, cannibalism, and thousands of rotting corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies transforms a masterpiece of world literature into something you'd actually want to read.

Here are a few scenes from the BBC mini series set to one of my fave songs!!

OMG!! The very best scene....the end when they FINALLY get together!

Love, Laughter, Peace, Blessings and watch out for zombies!!!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Talk about a new twist!!!!