Dying to Live
Publish date: April 1st 2007
Publisher: Permuted Press
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
Series: Dying to Live (#1)
I don't mean this nastily, but this book did not do it for me at all. All the pieces were in place: sole survivor who finds a stronghold in the zombie apocalypse, which is a library, yow, gross zombie-baby sequence, splatter, etc. But the theology did not hold for me, or felt confused, or something....
Kim Paffenroth's first zombie novel hearkens back to his excellent nonfiction work, Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero's Visions of Hell on Earth, and prefigures his ambitious Valley of the Dead: The Truth Behind Dante's Inferno, but in spite of the frequent Dante references in the descriptive...
I wanted to like this book, I really did. The idea of the book is fantastic, but I just couldn't get into it. I can't really explain why (sorry, SO not helpful), but I didn't warm to any of the characters and the writing style just, well, irritated me.I liked the supernatural link, but it just did...