Monday, February 22, 2010

Quirk Books: Ben H. Winters & Seth Grahame-Smith Reinvent the Classics

Wish I could get these in my neighborhood bookstore, they are to die for! How postmodern and post apocalyptic ey?

The cover for Android Karenina

If only these were out when I was in High School then the classics wouldn't have been a total bore. Silas Marner could have been Silas Mechwarrior Robot! and I could have read that in one go.

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. Winters shares a byline with Austen

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, by Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

The HuffPost talks about writers like Ben H. Winters on how he co-authors with dead people particularly Jane Austen. And how he upsets the literati and the purists. Read More

To date there are rumors of a movie deal for the books. Yeah I would like to see Elizabeth Bennet take a bite out of Mr. Darcy! A nod to the strict feminist approach

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