Publish date: May 21st 2013
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
There have been many novels about the end of the world, but there’s only been one Apocalypse Cow. Okay, so technically there’s 2 because there’s a sequel called World War Moo, but still. The beef (and pork? and chicken? Awwww, crap!) has a, uh, beef it needs to settle with us. Hang on to your brit...
So much fun. This story is an absurd spoof layer cake. The characters are somehow both caricatures and also fully realized in a way that I could empathize while laughing at them. There is plenty of explicit blood and gore to supplement the silliness. I usually avoid zombie monster stories, but this ...
It began with a cow that just wouldn't die. It became an epidemic that transformed Britain's livestock into sneezing, slavering, flesh-craving four-legged zombies. And if that wasn't bad enough, the fate of the nation seems to rest on the shoulders of three hopeless individuals: an abattoir work...
Very British. Dark Humor. Best zombie virus book I have read to date. Maybe because it was mainly zombie animals.
Obviously I picked up Apocalypse Cow because it was a book about zombies, and cleverly titled to show that the author had a sense of humor. One would assume that this book would be beyond silly, and not really worth much at all but for a few laughs. The cover, title, and plot summary makes you think...
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