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Author : Ben H. Winters
Jane Austen
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2009
Page : 343
Category : Humor
ISBN 13 : 1594744424
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Following up on the success of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies comes a new tale that combines a Regency classic with monster mayhem, in which a Jane Austen novel is expanded with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents and other biological monstrosities. Original.


Author : Jane Austen
Ben H. Winters
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2009-09-15
Page : 344
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594744653
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From the publisher of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies comes a new tale of romance, heartbreak, and tentacled mayhem. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters expands the original text of the beloved Jane Austen novel with all-new scenes of giant lobsters, rampaging octopi, two-headed sea serpents, and other biological monstrosities. As our story opens, the Dashwood sisters are evicted from their childhood home and sent to live on a mysterious island full of savage creatures and dark secrets. While sensible Elinor falls in love with Edward Ferrars, her romantic sister Marianne is courted by both the handsome Willoughby and the hideous man-monster Colonel Brandon. Can the Dashwood sisters triumph over meddlesome matriarchs and unscrupulous rogues to find true love? Or will they fall prey to the tentacles that are forever snapping at their heels? This masterful portrait of Regency England blends Jane Austen’s biting social commentary with ultraviolent depictions of sea monsters biting. It’s survival of the fittest—and only the swiftest swimmers will find true love!


Author : Jane Austen
Publisher :
Release : 1864
Page : 340
Category :
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Author : Leo Tolstoy
Ben H. Winters
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2010-06-08
Page : 512
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594744831
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It’s been called the greatest novel ever written. Now, Tolstoy’s timeless saga of love and betrayal is transported to an awesomer version of 19th-century Russia. It is a world humming with high-powered groznium engines: where debutantes dance the 3D waltz in midair, mechanical wolves charge into battle alongside brave young soldiers, and robots—miraculous, beloved robots!—are the faithful companions of everyone who’s anyone. Restless to forge her own destiny in this fantastic modern life, the bold noblewoman Anna and her enigmatic Android Karenina abandon a loveless marriage to seize passion with the daring, handsome Count Vronsky. But when their scandalous affair gets mixed up with dangerous futuristic villainy, the ensuing chaos threatens to rip apart their lives, their families, and—just maybe—all of planet Earth.


Author : Jane Austen
Publisher :
Release : 1882
Page : 322
Category : English fiction
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Author : Steve Hockensmith
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2010
Page : 287
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594744548
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In a prequel to the best-selling Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Elizabeth Bennet evolves from a simple young teenager into a savage slayer of the undead, as she trains with nunchucks and katana swords and experiences a tragic first romance. Original. 200,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.


Author : Ben H. Winters
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2012-07-10
Page : 336
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594745773
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"[The] weird, beautiful, unapologetically apocalyptic Last Policeman trilogy is one of my favorite mystery series."—John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns Winner of the 2013 Edgar® Award Winner for Best Paperback Original! What’s the point in solving murders if we’re all going to die soon, anyway? Detective Hank Palace has faced this question ever since asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. There’s no chance left. No hope. Just six precious months until impact. The Last Policeman presents a fascinating portrait of a pre-apocalyptic United States. The economy spirals downward while crops rot in the fields. Churches and synagogues are packed. People all over the world are walking off the job—but not Hank Palace. He’s investigating a death by hanging in a city that sees a dozen suicides every week—except this one feels suspicious, and Palace is the only cop who cares. The first in a trilogy, The Last Policeman offers a mystery set on the brink of an apocalypse. As Palace’s investigation plays out under the shadow of 2011GV1, we’re confronted by hard questions way beyond “whodunit.” What basis does civilization rest upon? What is life worth? What would any of us do, what would we really do, if our days were numbered? Ebook contains an excerpt from the anticipated second book in the trilogy, Countdown City.


Author : Steve Hockensmith
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2011
Page : 287
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594745021
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Four years after Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy marry, Fitzwilliam is infected with a zombie bite, and Elizabeth must find a rumored antidote soon--or face beheading her beloved.


Author : Erin Goss
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release : 2019-04-26
Page : 250
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN 13 : 1684480795
Description :


Jane Austen and Comedy takes for granted two related notions. First, Jane Austen’s books are funny; they induce laughter, and that laughter is worth attending to for a variety of reasons. Second, Jane Austen’s books are comedies, understandable both through the generic form that ends in marriage after the potential hilarity of romantic adversity and through a more general promise of wish fulfillment. In bringing together Austen and comedy, which are both often dismissed as superfluous or irrelevant to a contemporary world, this collection of essays directs attention to the ways we laugh, the ways that Austen may make us do so, and the ways that our laughter is conditioned by the form in which Austen writes: comedy. Jane Austen and Comedy invites reflection not only on her inclusion of laughter and humor, the comic, jokes, wit, and all the other topics that can so readily be grouped under the broad umbrella that is comedy, but also on the idea or form of comedy itself, and on the way that this form may govern our thinking about many things outside the realm of Austen’s work. Published by Bucknell University Press. Distributed worldwide by Rutgers University Press.


Author : Jane Austen
Seth Grahame-Smith
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2009-05-01
Page : 320
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9781594744495
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The New York Times best seller is now a major motion picture starring Lily James and Sam Riley, with Matt Smith, Charles Dance, and Lena Headey. This edition features sixteen pages of color stills from the film, a reading group discussion guide, and other bonus materials. Complete with romance, heartbreak, swordfights, cannibalism, and thousands of rotting corpses, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is an audacious retelling of English literature’s most enduring novel. This expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem begins when a mysterious plague falls upon the quiet English village of Meryton—and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she’s soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy. What ensues is a delightful comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers—and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield. It’s the perfect read for literature lovers, zombie fans, and anyone who loves a reanimated Austen.


Author : Wayne Josephson
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2010-08-01
Page : 304
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1402256205
Description :


What better place than pale England to hide a secret society of gentlemen vampires? In this hilarious retelling of Jane Austen's Emma, screenwriter Wayne Josephson casts Mr. Knightley as one of the most handsome and noble of the gentlemen village vampires. Blithely unaware of their presence, Emma, who imagines she has a special gift for matchmaking, attempts to arrange the affairs of her social circle with delightfully disastrous results. But when her dear friend Harriet Smith declares her love for Mr. Knightley, Emma realizes she's the one who wants to stay up all night with him. Fortunately, Mr. Knightley has been hiding a secret deep within his unbeating heart-his (literal) undying love for her... A brilliant mash-up of Jane Austen and the undead.


Author : Franz Kafka
Coleridge Cook
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2011-05-10
Page : 208
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594745129
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“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that he had been changed into an adorable kitten.” Thus begins The Meowmorphosis—a bold, startling, and fuzzy-wuzzy new edition of Kafka’s classic nightmare tale, from the publishers of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! Meet Gregor Samsa, a humble young man who works as a fabric salesman to support his parents and sister. His life goes strangely awry when he wakes up late for work and discovers that, inexplicably, he is now a man-sized baby kitten. His family freaks out: Yes, their son is OMG so cute, but what good is cute when there are bills to pay? And how can Gregor be so selfish as to devote all his attention to a scrap of ribbon? As his new feline identity threatens to eat away at his personality, Gregor desperately tries to survive this bizarre, bewhiskered ordeal by accomplishing the one thing he never could as a man: He must flee his parents’ house.


Author : Ben H. Winters
Publisher :
Release : 2009
Page : 343
Category : Courtship
ISBN 13 : 9781615236237
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"As our story opens, the Dashwood sisters are evicted from their childhood home and sent to live on a mysterious island full of savage creatures and dark secrets. While sensible Elinor falls in love with Edward Ferrars, her romantic sister Marianne is courted by both the handsome Willoughby and the hideous man-monster Colonel Brandon. Can the Dashwood sisters triumph over meddlesome matriarchs and unscrupulous rogues to find true love? Or will they fall prey to the tentacles that are forever snapping at their heels?"--P. [4] of cover.


Author : Ben H. Winters
Publisher : Mulholland Books
Release : 2016-07-05
Page : 336
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0316261238
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The bestselling book that asks the question: what would present-day America look like if the Civil War never happened? A New York Times bestseller; a Goodreads Choice finalist; named one of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, Slate, Publishers Weekly, Hudson Bookseller, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kirkus Reviews, AudioFile Magazine, and Amazon A young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service in exchange for his freedom. He's got plenty of work. In this version of America, slavery continues in four states called "the Hard Four." On the trail of a runaway known as Jackdaw, Victor arrives in Indianapolis knowing that something isn't right--with the case file, with his work, and with the country itself. As he works to infiltrate the local cell of a abolitionist movement called the Underground Airlines, tracking Jackdaw through the back rooms of churches, empty parking garages, hotels, and medical offices, Victor believes he's hot on the trail. But his strange, increasingly uncanny pursuit is complicated by a boss who won't reveal the extraordinary stakes of Jackdaw's case, as well as by a heartbreaking young woman and her child--who may be Victor's salvation. Victor believes himself to be a good man doing bad work, unwilling to give up the freedom he has worked so hard to earn. But in pursuing Jackdaw, Victor discovers secrets at the core of the country's arrangement with the Hard Four, secrets the government will preserve at any cost. Underground Airlines is a ground-breaking novel, a wickedly imaginative thriller, and a story of an America that is more like our own than we'd like to believe.


Author : Jordanna Max Brodsky
Publisher : Orbit
Release : 2017-02-14
Page : 480
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0316385905
Description :


Selene DiSilva, goddess of the hunt, squares off against a killer who threatens the very existence of the gods themselves in this stunning sequel to Jordanna Max Brodsky's The Immortals, "a lively re-imaging of classical mythology." (Deborah Harkness) Winter in New York: snow falls, lights twinkle, and a very disgruntled Selene DiSilva prowls the streets, knowing that even if she doesn't look for trouble, it always finds her. When a dead body is discovered sprawled atop Wall Street's iconic Charging Bull statue, it's up to Selene to hunt down the perpetrators. Her ancient skills make her the only one who can track a conspiracy that threatens the very existence of the gods, including Selene, who was once known as Artemis. Olympus BoundThe ImmortalsWinter of the GodsOlympus Bound The Wolf in the Whale


Author : Seth Grahame-Smith
Jane Austen
Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
Release : 2010
Page : 176
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN 13 : 0345520688
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A graphic adaptation of the best-selling whimsical parody blending Jane Austen's classic with zombie mayhem is an irreverent work featuring all-original art by the illustrator of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics series. Original.


Author : Ben H. Winters
Publisher : Quirk Books
Release : 2011
Page : 253
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594745234
Description :


After Susan and Alex Wendt find their dream apartment, Susan wakes up with small welts believing it to be bedbugs until an exterminator turns up nothing and further investigation points towards something sinister.


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Release : 1978
Page :
Category : Construction industry
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Author : Jane Austen
Vera Nazarian
Publisher : Curiosities
Release : 2010-10-31
Page : 346
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9781607620587
Description :


Gothic horrors collide with high satire in this elegant, hilarious, witty, insane, and unexpectedly romantic supernatural parody of Jane Austen's classic novel.


Author : Allegra Goodman
Publisher : Dial Press
Release : 2010-07-06
Page : 416
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0679603816
Description :


NATIONAL BESTSELLER Emily and Jessamine Bach are opposites in every way: Twenty-eight-year-old Emily is the CEO of Veritech, twenty-three-year-old Jess is an environmental activist and graduate student in philosophy. Pragmatic Emily is making a fortune in Silicon Valley, romantic Jess works in an antiquarian bookstore. Emily is rational and driven, while Jess is dreamy and whimsical. Emily’s boyfriend, Jonathan, is fantastically successful. Jess’s boyfriends, not so much. National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Allegra Goodman has written a delicious novel about appetite, temptation, and holding on to what is real in a virtual world: love that stays.