Warm Bodies (Paperback)
R is having a no-life crisis he is a zombie. He has no memories, no identity, and no pulse, but he is a little different from his fellow Dead. He may occasionally eat people, but he d rather be riding abandoned airport escalators, listening to Sinatra in the cozy 747 he calls home, or collecting souvenirs from the ruins of civilization.
And then he meets a girl.
First as his captive, then his reluctant house guest, Julie is a blast of living color in R's gray landscape, and something inside him begins to bloom. He doesn t want to eat this girl although she looks delicious he wants to protect her. But their unlikely bond will cause ripples they can t imagine, and their hopeless world won t change without a fight.
About the Author
Isaac Marion grew up in the mossy depths of the Pacific Northwest, where he worked as a heating installer, a security guard, and a visitation supervisor for foster children before publishing his debutnovel in 2010. "Warm Bodies" became a #5 "New York Times" bestseller and inspired a major Hollywood film adaptation. It has been translated into twenty-five languages worldwide. Isaac lives in Seattle with his cat and a beloved cactus, writing fiction and music, and taking pictures of everything. Visit www.IsaacMarion.com for more on these endeavors.
“Elegantly written, touching, and fun.”
-Audrey Niffenegger, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife
“Dark and funny.”
“Warm Bodies is a terrific zombook. Whether you're warm-bodied or cold-bodied, snuggle up to it with the lights low and enjoy a dead-lightful combination of horror and romance.”
“The writing is lively, the characters intriguing, and the creative reinvention of popular themes is thought-provoking.”
“A masterfully crafted retelling of Romeo & Juliet.”
“Remarkable. From the very first page you are hooked on protagonist R’s story. You actually care about R. Yes, you find yourself really caring about a zombie.”
“Fun and entertaining.”
“Marion’s novel is even better [than the movie], digging deep into sardonic observations about humanity, comic takes on zombie behavior and stirring reflections on what it really means to be alive or dead.”