Friday, January 22, 2010



That's right. That right there has been the reaction this blogger's had (and ultimately, making her struggle with third-person references) upon discovering the latest in this strange but genius revival of classic novels.

Sure, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was a strange and unexpected phenomena - can you imagine how much more exciting Jane Austen might have been with zombies back in high school? That's what I've been doing too. Then, of course, there's
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters which just speaks for itself - come on, first zombies and now sea monsters. Sea monsters.

Now, there are robots.

Of course, it's true to the original novel - the story follows two relationships: The tragic adulterous love affair of Anna Karenina and Count Alexei Vronsky, and the more hopeful marriage of Nikolai Levin and Princess Kitty Shcherbatskaya. The kick? These characters live in a steampunk-inspired world of robotic butlers, clumsy automatons, and rudimentary mechanical devices. And when these machines begin to revolt against their human masters a la Terminator (!!!), these beloved characters must fight back using state-of-the-art 19th-century technology.

If that doesn't scream
read me, I don't know what else to tell you.

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