Film journalist Jamie Russell has been working hard on a new book on our most beloved genre – the zombie. What’s more, he’s named it The Book of the Dead.
The Sights and Sounds / DVD Review / Hotdog writer has chronicled the history of the zombie from its Haitian origins, through Romero’s ‘Dead’ films and right up to the more recent British zombie movie, Shaun of the Dead.
Covering zombie movies from all corners of the globe, this book is sure to be exhaustive enough to please even the most hungry of zombie geeks.
Publishing is set for April 2005 for this 336 page paperback Zom-bible. Price? A very reasonable £16.99.
1st Nov 04 Above all though, it is the relationship between John and Laura Baxter which is the film’s central focus throughout, and the gradual disintegration of their relationship amidst a haze of grief.