3 edition of I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Adam Roberts ; with illustrations by Zom Leech|
|LC Classifications||PR6118.O23 I14 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||153 p. :|
|Number of Pages||153|
|LC Control Number||2011389832|
I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam Roberts. Nothing says Christmas like rising from the dead (oh hang on, that’s Easter) “Marley was dead. To begin with. “Just how did the happiest day of the year slip into a welter of blood, innards and shambling, ravenous undead on the snowy streets of old London town? I am a HUGE fan of Charles Dicken's story "A Christmas Carol." I have read the story at least a dozen times. I have seen many movies, television shows, and cartoons based on the story. I have also listened to many newer and old time radio shows based on this story. I have read books parodying this story. In short, I am a huge fan/5.
And, perhaps inevitably, there’s now a zombie version of the tale: I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas, a novel by Adam Roberts. In the book, Tiny Tim’s ill health is the harbinger of a zombie apocalypse, which must be battled by Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. A Klingon Christmas Carol () – stage adaptation set on the Klingon homeworld of Qo’noS in the Star Trek universe. I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas () – novel by Adam Roberts in which it turns out that Tiny Tim was carrying an infectious virus that threatens a zombie apocalypse, and it is left to Scrooge and the Ghosts of.
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I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas Paperback – Novem by Adam Roberts (Author)/5(16). I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas is a fun story that also happens to be very funny.
It's actually quite clever too. I enjoyed the cameo by Dickens and Wells. I have to admit that it got silly in a few bits, but that only adds to the charm of this lighthearted tale/5. I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas Kindle Edition by Adam Roberts (Author)/5(15).
The Paperback of the I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam Roberts at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(3). I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam Roberts My rating: 2 of 5 stars Blurb From Goodreads The legendary Ebenezeer Scrooge s.
Editions for I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback p. Despite that flaw, this book is actually quite an entertaining read.
As 'A Christmas Carol' is one of my favorite stories of all time, I easily recognised where there they had fitted the new parts in with the classic story of redemption.
For the most part, it seemed pretty seamless except for the scenes that I mentioned : Pat Scattergood. Out in time for Christmas comes this re-working of a Christmas Carol.
WIth London and then the world about to fall prey to a zombie infection Scrooge finds he is the only person immune from the zombie plague. Will Scrooge be the last man standing, or will he and the three ghosts of Christmas manage to alter the inevitable outcome?/5(13).
I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas Paperback – 11 Oct. by Adam Roberts (Author)Reviews: I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas Hardcover – 1 Oct.
by Adam Roberts (Author)Reviews: 'I Am Scrooge' merges the Christmas classic 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens with the more modern zombie novel 'I Am Legend' by Richard Matheson. I am a huge fan of the original Victorian classic, with it's lovable characters, strong morals and enchanting winter London setting, so naturally, when I spotted this in the library I was a bit apprehensive, having never read 'I Am Legend'/5(4).
-- Graeme Flory GRAEME'S FANTASY BOOK REVIEW "It is apparent that Adam Roberts had a tremendous amount of fun writing I am Scrooge. He plays with the language and name-drops throughout the novel.
Scrooge is thrown up against a variety of zombies and never for a moment think that this novel is about character development, or a commentary on the. A CHRISTMAS CAROL Carol with added festive zombie gore lives again in paperback.
I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam Roberts - Books - Hachette Australia Your cart. Christmas and zombies are two of my favorite things, and I love humorous writing, so I was immediately drawn to this book.
Sadly, Adams fails to deliver. The writing is meant to be funny, irreverent and clever. The story begins: "Marley was dead, to begin with. Dead for about three minutes, that is: then he got up again." A good start/5.
Subtitled, "A Zombie Story For Christmas". Following the success of "Pride & Prejudice & Zombies", this festive offering reimagines Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" with added undead. As the story already has ghosts, it's not much of a jump to reinvent Tiny Tim as a zombie king.
Roberts is professor of 19th century literature at London. Buy a cheap copy of I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for book by Adam Roberts. Marley was dead—again.
From the author of Yellow Blue Tibia, it's the Dickensian Zombie Apocalypse—God Bless us, every one. The legendary Ebenezeer Scrooge sits.
Like "Monty Python" at its best though, " I Am Scrooge" doesn't talk down to its audience. Ranks alongside "Blackadder's Christmas Carol" as a great comic take on Dickens." "Total Sci Fi"" "Adam Roberts reworks" A Christmas Carol" into a zombie-slashing gore-fest.
Lots of corny jokes and groanworthy one-liners, lots and lots of brain slurping Pages: Will the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future be able to stop the world from drowning under a top-hatted and crinolined zombie horde. Does mankind's survival lie in the hands of one of literature's scrawniest and meanest heroes.
And is H.G. Wells in the wrong book altogether. Get this from a library. I am Scrooge: a zombie story for Christmas. [Adam Roberts; Zom Leech] -- Marley was dead. Again. The legendary Ebenezeer Scrooge sits in his house counting money.
The boards that he has nailed up over the doors and the windows shudder and shake under the. I am Scrooge: a zombie story for Christmas. [Adam Roberts] -- "The legendary Ebenezeer Scrooge sits in his house counting money. The boards that he has nailed up over the doors and the windows shudder and shake under the blows from the endless zombie hordes.
Get this from a library! I am Scrooge: a zombie story for Christmas. [Adam Roberts] -- Just how did the happiest day of the year slip into a welter of blood, innards and shambling, ravenous undead on the snowy streets of old London town?
Will the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and.I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam Roberts Given that Yellow Blue Tibia by Roberts was both the maddest and best SF book I read this year, I had high hopes of this zombie .I Am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas Award nominated SF author Adam Roberts takes on Dickens in this festive zombie was dead.
To begin legendary Ebenezeer Scrooge sits in his house counting money.