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User Review  - EllsbethB - LibraryThing

This was an interesting read and I think I'll need to digest it a bit. It is one of those books that begs you to reread the ending. I know a lot of people like this book and it's attempt to bridge or ... Read full review

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User Review  - KelAppNic - LibraryThing

Interesting. I liked that the book is less about the zombie apocalypse and more a social commentary on our nation's current self-absorbed state of affairs. Read full review

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User Review  - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing

A WillReview: Pros: Good concept for zombie fiction. Strong Author. Strong Narrative. Good Ending. Cons: Overly Wordy for no good reason. Annoying word patterns (I think the author had a bet to see ... Read full review

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User Review  - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing

A WillReview: Pros: Good concept for zombie fiction. Strong Author. Strong Narrative. Good Ending. Cons: Overly Wordy for no good reason. Annoying word patterns (I think the author had a bet to see ... Read full review

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User Review  - nnschiller - LibraryThing

This is not a full review, I need to process before I can respond fully. This is the opposite of escapist lit. There is no exciting break from our mundane world. Rather the reader is immersed into a ... Read full review

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User Review  - srearley - LibraryThing

I nearly abandoned this after about 50 pages, but I decided to press on. I'm all done, and I can't decide if I want to give this a Single Star or Five Stars. I'm settling for an average. At times, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - anderlawlor - LibraryThing

I loved THE INTUITIONIST and very much liked JOHN HENRY DAYS, so I picked this book up even though I don't love zombie stories or horror in general. And, unsurprisingly, I found lovely writing, smart ... Read full review

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User Review  - amanderson - LibraryThing

Zoiks! Zombies and Colson Whitehead! I should finally insert my review of this book here. This was ok. Well written, satirically humorous, metaphor for our current culture and etc. etc, but I had to ... Read full review

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User Review  - muddyboy - LibraryThing

Although there are flashes of brilliance in Mr. Whitehead's writing and I think perhaps some of his other books may be quite good, there are two overriding problems with the book. First it ia a series ... Read full review

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User Review  - kherrington - LibraryThing

I had really high hopes for this book. I think Whitehead is a great literary stylist, and I loved his first novel, The Intuitionist. However, I did not love Zone One. I just thought it was okay. I'm a ... Read full review


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