The Englewood Review of Books. This time I reviewed The Zombie Gospel by Danielle Strickland. An excerpt:
“We are the walking dead.” This line, uttered by main protagonist Rick Grimes in both the TV show and comic versions of The Walking Dead, sums up what the real focus of this popular series is. While the presenting conflict that frames the characters’ experiences and problems is the zombie apocalypse, the true focus is their reactions and sense of identity as a result of everything they know collapsing.
Early on in The Zombie Gospel, Danielle Strickland notes this as well.
Read the rest at The Englewood Review of Books.