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World War Z, by Max Brooks

World War Z

Given all if the hype earlier this year around the movie World War Z – which I have yet to see – I thought I would look into reading the book (World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, by Max Brooks). I asked around to see if any of my friends have read it, and the response was largely “yes” and “it was terrific”. So I just finished reading it myself, and I have to agree, it was a great book.

The entire novel is a series of short stories, captured and documented by the main character, while writing his own book on the zombie war – basically, a book about an author writing a book. Each short story, as told by the interviewee, had its own characters, plot, start, and finish...

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