When Amazon gets funny?

27 03 2009

Ah – just got this mildly amusing invitation from Amazon. Suspect I’m a bit of a late adopter in terms of undead-themed re-writes of classic literature but still find this a bit difficult to believe, especially given its release date of 1 April:

Greetings from Amazon.co.uk,

We’ve noticed that customers who have purchased or rated Northanger Abbey (Everyman’s Library classics) by Jane Austen or other books in the A > Austen, Jane category have also purchased Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance-now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! by Jane Austen. For this reason, you might like to know that Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance-now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! will be released on 1 April 2009. You can pre-order yours for just £6.99 (22% off the RRP) by following the link below.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance-now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
Jane Austen
RRP: £8.99
Price: £6.99
You Save: £2.00 (22%)
Release Date: 1 April 2009

Product Description
“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” features the original text of Jane Austen’s beloved novel with all-new scenes of bone crunching zombie action.

Of course I’m tempted, who wouldn’t be?

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