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The Living Dead

George A. Romero Daniel Kraus

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Bantam
04 August 2020
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Horror & ghost stories; Undead; Zombies Horror
It begins with one body. A pair of medical examiners find themselves facing a dead man who won't stay dead.

It spreads quickly. In a Midwestern trailer park, an African American teenage girl and a Muslim immigrant battle newly-risen friends and family.

On a US aircraft carrier, living sailors hide from dead ones while a fanatic preaches the gospel of a new religion of death.

At a cable news station, a surviving anchor keeps broadcasting, not knowing if anyone is watching, while his undead colleagues try to devour him.

In DC, an autistic federal employee charts the outbreak, preserving data for a future that may never come.

Everywhere, people are targeted by both the living and the dead.

We think we know how this story ends. We. Are. Wrong.
By:   George A. Romero, Daniel Kraus
Imprint:   Bantam
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 350mm,  Width: 150mm,  Spine: 43mm
Weight:   721g
ISBN:   9781787633926
ISBN 10:   1787633926
Pages:   600
Publication Date:   04 August 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

George A. Romero (Author) George A. Romero was an American filmmaker, writer and editor. He is celebrated for his series of gruesome satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, including the classics Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead. He died in 2017. Daniel Kraus (Author) Daniel Kraus is a bestselling novelist whose work includes co-authoring, with Guillermo del Toro, both The Shape of Water (which became an Oscar-winning film) and Trollhunters (an Emmy-winning Netflix series). His work has been translated into over 25 languages and he lives in Chicago.

Reviews for The Living Dead

A sprawling, timely, scary epic that honours the zombie tradition but also goes in new directions and takes risks that pay off. * PAUL TREMBLAY, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Survivor Song * A horror landmark, a work of gory genius marked by all of Romero's trademark wit, humanity, and merciless social observations. How lucky are we to have this final act of grand guignol from the man who made the dead walk. * JOE HILL, author of NOS4R2 *


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