The most chilling, witty and downright beautifully written Zombie novel you'll ever read.
Colson Whitehead is the author of four previous novels, The
Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the
Hurt and Sag Harbor, as well as The Colossus of New
York, a collection of essays. He is the recipient of numerous
awards and has frequently hit the American bestseller lists. He
lives in New York.
"A dark futuristic satire laced with fiendish humour" * The Times
"Exhilarating, heartbreaking" -- Stuart Kelly * Scotland on Sunday *
"Profoundly thoughtful... Zone One is a dark mirror, to be sure, but there is no doubt it is our own age that is being scrutinised here" * New Statesman *
"A zombie story with brains... Whitehead can spin gore into macabre poetry" * Washington Post *
"As satirical and gut-wrenchingly emotional as it is horrific, Zone One is the zombie tale at its literary best" * SciFi Now *
"A cool, thoughtful and, for all its ludic violence, strangely tender novel" * New York Times Book Review *
"Punchy cocktail of horror, comedy and social critique" * Metro *
"Often simultaneously arch and sombre, Whitehead's narrative flares with a sociological intelligence" -- Benjamin Evans * Daily Telegraph *