Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ‘Mashup’ Climbs Up the Bestseller List
The public’s unanticipated desire for the unusual conflation of Regency romance and the undead this morning sent Seth Grahame-Smith’s zombie mash-up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies soaring to the top of Amazon’s UK “movers and shakers” chart, which monitors the books which are experiencing sudden demand from consumers.
“The idea of taking two completely separate, incongruous elements – Regency romance and zombies – you think it couldn’t possibly work, but it’s so intriguing and has really captured people’s imaginations,” said Bethan Jones, UK spokesperson for the book. “It’s definitely exceeded our expectations – I don’t think the publisher quite realised how popular it would be … It’s on sale next week and we’ve sold over 4,000 copies already, before it’s even in the shops.”
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