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This is a 'mosaic novel' set in the near-future, when a desperate and ever-more controlling UK government decides to restore a sense of national pride with a New Festival of Britain. However, controversial plans to build on the site of an old church in South London releases a centuries-old plague that turns its victims into flesh-hungry ghouls whose bite or scratch passes the contagion on to others. Even worse, the virus may also have a supernatural origin with the power to revive the dead. Despite the attempts of the police, the military and those in power to understand and contain the infection commonly referred to as 'The Death', it soon sweeps across London, transforming everyone who comes into contact with it. With the city - and the country - falling into chaos, even a drastic attempt at a 'Final Solution' to eradicate the outbreak at its source fails to prevent it from spreading to Europe and then quickly throughout the rest of the world. Soon there is no more news coming out of Britain ...and it is up to those survivors in other countries to confront the flesh-eating invaders within their midst.

Will humanity triumph over a world-wide zombie plague, or will the walking dead ultimately inherit the Earth? Told through various disparate and overlapping eye-witness accounts, through texts, e-mails, blogs, letters, diaries, transcripts, official reports and other forms of communication, a picture builds up of a world plunged into chaos - where the dead attack the living, and only one of them can be the ultimate victor. Written by some of the biggest and best-known names in horror and science fiction, these interconnected narratives create a unique vision of the End of the World brought about by a plague that may have its origins in both science and the occult.


Due out in England 14th October 2010
SBN-13: 978-1849013031
 
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    17 comments:

    1. Great find! I'm adding it on my list!
      Have a great weekend :)

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    2. Thanks Aleksandra!

      Thought you might like this one. :)

      Happy Friday :)

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    3. Scary scary scary! I dreamed about scary zombies..oh wait scary cat zombies

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    4. Oh the killer cat zombies, feline friends that turn nasty? I've had that one too! LOL What would a dream analyst think of that?

      A saucer of milk is the last thing on their minds...

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    5. I thought you meant that but the whole moggies thing confused me..had to google,:)

      But yes they were like clones, and everywhere and they went for the kill and I was like killing cats everywhere. So freaking scary

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    6. I've actually had a similar one when dogs (my own) turned on me. There's never anywhere to run to...

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    7. Love your Find! One freaky cover!

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    8. Thanks Lu! :) Happy Friday!

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    9. Scary! In the end we hid in our house and the cats turned on each other

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    10. Hi thanks so much for participating! Happy Friday.

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    11. Interesting cover!

      Here is my Friday Find!

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    12. Very Cool Blog. I was hopping by for Follow Friday, and I'm glad I found this site! I'm a new follower.

      Hop on by to Paromantasy I'll see you there :-)

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    13. Hiya..I'm your newest follower from Friday Follow. Have a great weekend

      http://amomentwithmystee.blogspot.com/2010/07/follow-friday.html

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    14. Love the name of your blog...and the whole thing, actually. I was looking through your 2010 promo lineup, and it looks more or less awesome.

      I'm a new follower, found you through the Hop!

      Lily
      http://afterthefallyalit.blogspot.com/

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    15. Hi! Just hopping by via Follow Friday. Great blog.

      Have a nice weekend,
      Greenabsinthia
      www.greenabsinthiabookblog.com

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    16. Hey sweets!

      Thanks so much for stopping by blog =D

      Have a wonderful weekend!

      xoxo

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    17. Hi there everyone! Thanks for the comments and for the new follows, I truly appreciate it. I'm just finishing off updating the blog, as I have been without Internet! *Horror* So catching up.

      Actually, I am being very naughty and piggybacking off someone else's Internet...

      So, if I haven't got to your blog yet, I will be there soon!

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