Handling the Undead
The death of someone you love. You can't imagine anything worse. Unless they come back. John Ajvide Lindqvist reinvented the vampire genre with his critically acclaimed Let the Right One In. Now he's taken on zombies, and readers everywhere will find themselves utterly consumed by Handling the... show more
The death of someone you love. You can't imagine anything worse.
Unless they come back.
John Ajvide Lindqvist reinvented the vampire genre with his critically acclaimed Let the Right One In. Now he's taken on zombies, and readers everywhere will find themselves utterly consumed by Handling the Undead.
Something peculiar is happening. While the city is enduring a heat wave, people are finding that their electric appliances won't stay switched off. And everyone has a blinding headache. Then the terrible news breaks -- in the city morgue, the newly dead are waking ...
David always knew his wife was far too good for him. But he never knew how lost he'd be without her until the night she died. Now she's gone and he's alone. But when he goes to identify her body, she opens her eye ...
Across the city, grieving families find themselves able to see their loved ones one last time. But are these creatures really them? How long can this last? And what deadly price will they have to pay for the chance to see their spouses and children just one more time?
Publish date: 2010-09-28
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Pages no: 364
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
Before you actually dive into this book expecting mad rabid zombies trying to get into your house, while the characters try to survive and scrounge whatever resources they can to make it out into a world turned upside down, you’re not going to find it here. Yes it was disappointing. Is it worth a tr...
I've been spending some time in Stockholm recently so I thought I'd read some Swedish horror and who better than John Lindqvist who brought us "Let The Right One In" which was turned into one of the most powerful vampire movies I've ever seen (go here if you're interested). "Handling The Undead" g...
I'm not a huge fan of zombie books, but I enjoyed this one. It explores how people would try to stay connected to people they loved who had died, how city services would be overwhelmed, and how the religious might respond.
I borrowed this from the library because I read and enjoyed Lindqvist’s debut novel, Let the Right One In, a while back and was interested in reading more of his work. Here is the summary from the Kobo store: In his new novel, John Ajvide Lindqvist does for zombies what his previous novel, Let th...
not nearly as good as Let the Right One in