published by Eric Smith on March 13, 2014 - 2:23pm
This month, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies turns five. A landmark book for Quirk, it was an enormous bestseller that took the literary world by storm and invented a new genre. The mashup!
To celebrate, we had Thom Dunn, a frequent Quirk contributor and blogger for places like Tor.com, write up a three part editorial about the history of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. In his piece, he talks about the origins of the book, Quirk's venture into the mashup genre, and our jump into fiction.
Because perhaps, just perhaps, Shakespeare had Star Wars action figures on his desk.
And to celebrate the trailer coming out, we've got a lil' Rafflecopter below. Enter for a chance to win one of five signed copies of The Empire Striketh Back, which hits stores everywhere next week. Good luck!
Hopefully it will not be with a Bengal Tiger, which would make the ordeal even more difficult, but if you want to know how to survive in a life raft, just in case, here is the best way, taken from Worse Case Scenario Almanac: Great Outdoors.