Dawn of the Dead

By George A. Romero,

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WHEN THE END OF THE WORLD COMES, WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

The classic horror that inspired a genre: if you haven't read this yet, you need to. If you have, you'll want to again. Includes a brilliant and exclusive introduction from Simon Pegg.

When there is no more room…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Dawn of the Dead as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

It's a great read for a cold winter night or a lazy Sunday afternoon. The zombies are slow, methodical, and relentless. I prefer Romero's slow-shambling zombies over Hollywood’s gold-medal-winning sprint demons.

The story revels in claustrophobic tension with plenty of action, stealth, and more zombies than you can throw a pie at (you’ll only get that if you’ve seen the original movie). The story is faithful to the movie, and it was fun to space the book out over a couple of nights.

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