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That's how Seth Grahame-Smith tells it , at least. Basically, his editor had an idea for a literary mash up: take a classic novel and add a modern-day monster like vampires or werewolves or— aha. What about Pride and Prejudice…and Zombies? The idea is pretty self-explanatory. The book was one part Jane Austen and one part ultra-violent zombie mayhem.
Look Inside. Dec 15, ISBN Mar 01, ISBN May 01, ISBN This movie tie-in edition features sixteen pages of color stills from the film, a reading group discussion guide, and other bonus materials. This expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem begins when a mysterious plague falls upon the quiet English village of Meryton—and the dead are returning to life!
It is a mashup  combining Jane Austen 's classic novel Pride and Prejudice with elements of modern zombie fiction, crediting Austen as co-author. It was first published in April by Quirk Books and in October a Deluxe Edition was released, containing full-color images and additional zombie scenes. Quirk Books editor Jason Rekulak developed the idea for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies after comparing a list of "popular fanboy characters like ninjas, pirates, zombies, and monkeys" with a list of public domain book titles such as War and Peace , Crime and Punishment , and Wuthering Heights. For whatever reason, it just struck me as the most brilliant thing I'd ever heard. Grahame-Smith began with the original text of Austen's novel, adding zombie and ninja elements while developing an overall plot line for the new material; "you kill somebody off in Chapter 7, it has repercussions in Chapter 56".
We promise to send you only the coolest stuff we have to offer every month, like information on new releases, pre-order campaigns, giveaways, and discounts. Or subscribe and set genre preferences. This expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem begins when a mysterious plague falls upon the quiet English village of Meryton—and the dead are returning to life! 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. Complete with romance, action, comedy, and an army of shambling corpses, this prequel to the hit mash-up novel will have Jane Austen rolling in her grave—or crawling out of it!