Monday, February 23, 2009

Jane's addiction.

A couple of weeks ago, I posted some links to radio that would improve your life, including some information that may not have fully riveted your attention, to wit: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.

Now this:
Minor pandemonium ensued in the blogosphere this month after Quirk Books announced the publication of . . . an edition of Austen’s classic juiced up with “all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem” by a Los Angeles television writer named Seth Grahame-Smith. (First line: “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.”)
Next year, there will be Jane Bites Back (in which the exploited author revenges herself vampire-style upon all the people who've been making money off her work since her death). What's next for Ms. Austen the Mashup?  Will Mr. Darcy prove to have been a cyborg all along?  

3 comments:

Amelia said...

Lets think of all the possibilities here. How easily would a vampire slide right into Bleak House. Why didn't Dickens think of that?

lis said...

I think this is genius.

Dr. Write said...

I cannot condone the exploitation of Jane for vampire purposes. The zombies I can live with. But one must leave Jane alone. It is a well known fact that great writers must be allowed to write their own books, and not, once dead, be blasphemed with the trends of lesser talents.

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