REVIEW: World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

I’m not too interested in zombie books, but this one sounds interesting.

Uncle Critic

World_War_Z_book_coverMax Books (The son of the great Mel Brooks) has written one of the best, maybe the best, zombie book ever written. It is a person by person account of a global zombie war. The book is told through interviews of various people all done after the war has ended, they all tell of a different period during the war and from a different part of the world. The zombie invasion spread differently in different parts of the world. These interviews take you through the initial appearances of the zombies, the denial the world had then the panic once everything set in. You learn how people tried to migrate to the extreme north to get away and finally when the world decided to fight back. This book is really great start to finish; the story that is told is one that seems to chronicle a real world war that had…

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2 thoughts on “REVIEW: World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

  1. Nami says:

    I haven’t finished this yet, but I read about half of it over the summer. It’s much less about zombies and much more about people. I mean, the zombies are a big part but they’re just a vehicle for everything else. What I really like about it so far is that it’s put together documentary-style, with each chapter as an interview with a different person, with people from all around the world.

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