A frightening, darkly comedic look at people surviving a zombie onslaught, from award-winning comics sensation and novelist Bob Fingerman.A global plague has nearly vanquished mankind; the citizenry of New York City is no exception. Eight million zombies. Shoulder to shoulder. Walking the... show more
A frightening, darkly comedic look at people surviving a zombie onslaught, from award-winning comics sensation and novelist Bob Fingerman.A global plague has nearly vanquished mankind; the citizenry of New York City is no exception. Eight million zombies. Shoulder to shoulder. Walking the streets, looking for their next meal of human flesh. The residents of an Upper East Side walkup have joined forces to keep themselves safe, the pageant of walking rot outside their windows a constant reminder of the their foreseeable fate. Trapped in the safety of their building, the tenants find themselves at each others’ throats. When they spy a lone teenage girl who walks unharmed among the undead, impervious, their world opens up.
Publish date: August 3rd 2010
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Book Club
, Post Apocalyptic
A fresh take on a post-apocalyptic zombie-infested world, but ultimately this is really like a long short story with no explanation and no resolution.
As you all know, I love a good zombie book and I grab one I read it in a flash. This novel premise is good but the ending not so good.The story begins after the "end of the world" and zombies are infesting the city of NY. The residents of a building are starving when a girl arrives walking freely am...
It was interesting to read a zombie novel where people were mostly stuck in one place.
Bob Fingerman draws on the rich tradition of zombie lore, and adds his own particular spin. This quickly paced well-written novel doesn’t skimp on the gore, or gallows humor. The characters in the book are all trapped within a NYC apartment building, and are running low on supplies. Along comes Mona...