Monday, 25 October 2010

Flesh eaters win favour in the City

I can only say that I'm absolutely chuffed to bits to see this review of ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE, which appeared in the FINANCIAL TIMES:

"Clever, gruesome, poignant and pacy . . . creator and editor Stephen Jones marshals the talents of a score of noted genre authors, eliciting contributions that play to the strengths of each . . . it’s hard to avoid this book’s clutches – much like the shambling corpses that fill its pages."
—James Lovegrove
FINANCIAL TIMES: LIFE & ARTS, October 23/October 24, 2010

I think it's safe to say that we all enjoyed writing our respective chunks of this undead epic, but I doubt any of us - probably not even editor Steve Jones - expected to receive a thumbs-up from the staid pages of the FT. Or am I missing a certain post-modern irony? The periodical most concerned with the financial state of Britain today shows interest in a tome about death, destruction, mayhem and decay. Hmmm ...

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