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The Zombie Survival Guide Audiobook

The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead

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Publisher's Summary

Drawing from reams of historical data, laboratory experiments, field research, and eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide is the only book you'll need to face the greatest challenge mankind has ever encountered. Granted, you probably already know that skills such as wilderness survival, leadership, and basic first aid are important when fighting off hordes of the undead.

But The Zombie Survival Guide doesn't stop there, teaching you how to: Identify cases of infection by the zombie virus, Solanum, and recognize the hourly progression of symptoms: 'Hour 8: Numbing of Extremities and Infected Area, Increased Fever [103-106 Degrees], Increased Dementia, Loss of Muscular Coordination'; choose the right weapon: 'A Section of Lead Pipe Will Work for a Single Encounter but Is Too Heavy for Those on the Move'; defend your home: 'A Ten-Foot Cinder-Block Wall, Reinforced with Steel Rods and Filled with Concrete, Is the Safest Barrier in Both Class 1 and Class 2 Outbreaks'; and much more.

The Zombie Survival Guide is the only guide you will need to survive a most certain pandemic.

"Ignorance is the undead's strongest ally, knowledge their deadliest enemy," Brooks writes. "Personal choice, the will to live, must be paramount when the dead begin to rise. The choice is up to you."

©2012 Max Brooks (P)2012 Audible Ltd

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    I taylor 19/04/2016
    I taylor 19/04/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Detailed and extensive"
    Was The Zombie Survival Guide worth the listening time?

    That depends on if the zombie apocalypse actually happens. I'm sure that if zombies begin to take over my town then I will be really glad that I spent several hours listening to the book.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a comprehensive guide, it leaves nothing out. If you read this then you will be fully equipped to deal with the zombie apocalypse, saying that, you may not be able to finish it in time. The book is long, or at least it seems that way because it isn’t very engaging. I read it right to the end but I struggled to keep my attention on the words. The information within is brilliant but extracting it, not so great.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    mr LONDON, United Kingdom 18/11/2013
    mr LONDON, United Kingdom 18/11/2013

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Interesting but outlasts its welcome."
    Would you try another book written by Max Brooks or narrated by Stephen Hogan?

    I do not think there was any problem with the narration, it is just that the book is more like reading an instruction manual and can be very dry going at points.


    What could Max Brooks have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Inter spliced some of the 'after action reports' within the instruction section of the book.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    No problem with the performance, it was more likely the nature of the book that does not work as well as a traditional work of fiction when it comes to enjoying an audiobook.


    If this book were a film would you go see it?

    I can't imagine how this would work, but if they did I would see it out of interest.


    Any additional comments?

    Interesting and has many 'wow I didn't think of that' moments. However, the entire book is just a little dry and emotionless to be a truly enjoyable listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    sophie 01/10/2016
    sophie 01/10/2016
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    "brilliant and funny"

    extremely enjoyable. almost seems as if it could of really happened! max brooks is an amazing author

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    Karl 08/09/2016
    Karl 08/09/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "all you need to know on how to kill zombies"

    good listen and entertaining. bit works well in conjunction with world war z, wish it was longer.

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    Jon S 25/04/2016
    Jon S 25/04/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Enjoyable and standing the test of time "

    Really enjoyable, but a few to many made up stats for my liking. I'd like to hear a similar themed book on how to survive and prep against the different zombies of recent tv and movies

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    Mark Snowdon Lisburn Northern Ireland UK 01/06/2015
    Mark Snowdon Lisburn Northern Ireland UK 01/06/2015

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    It's a good book and very well written and performed. I have in joyed this book and world war z.

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    Daniel 12/04/2015
    Daniel 12/04/2015 Member Since 2016
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    What did you like best about The Zombie Survival Guide? What did you like least?

    I liked that it's believable but it dragged.


    What other book might you compare The Zombie Survival Guide to, and why?

    None. It more of an instruction manual.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I didn't get on with the narrators voice at all.


    Did The Zombie Survival Guide inspire you to do anything?

    Prepare.


    Any additional comments?

    Not as good as the print version as in my opinion the narration spoilt it. But don't let that put you off.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Darren - UK 13/12/2014
    Darren - UK 13/12/2014 Member Since 2016
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    "Good, but overhyped."

    I enjoyed this book its an interesting read, but not work the buzz that has surrounded it. Still if you're a fan of zombie books its a must read.

    Narration good.

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    Buda 01/07/2014
    Buda 01/07/2014 Member Since 2014
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    "Second of my audiobook collection! Great book!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Zombie Survival Guide to be better than the print version?

    The topic is dry but Max Books was able to write a great piece of zombie story.


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    Megan Eastbourne, United Kingdom 15/02/2014
    Megan Eastbourne, United Kingdom 15/02/2014
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    "Its an amazing book"
    If you could sum up The Zombie Survival Guide in three words, what would they be?

    amazing, logical, interesting


    What did you like best about this story?

    It is a book you can read in public with out looking like a conspiracist but secretly helps you build you zombie survival plan!


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Stephen Hogan?

    Anyone... i personally don't like his voice. I do think Stephen Fry would sound great reading this book!!!


    Any additional comments?

    i really recommend reading it and anyone how thinks it might be scary its not because it give you all the weaknesses and strengths you need to know if this did ever happen. its just really fun to read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • C Bytenski
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    "Fantastic "

    This has to be one of the best audio books I have ever heard. Amazing listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • David J Stroud
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    17/09/13
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    "Zombie guide repeats"
    If you could sum up The Zombie Survival Guide in three words, what would they be?

    Could it happen?


    Would you recommend The Zombie Survival Guide to your friends? Why or why not?

    Yes. The "documented cases" at the end is the best part.


    Which character – as performed by Stephen Hogan – was your favorite?

    His reading is very good.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    When you need to run from walkers.


    Any additional comments?

    Although I enjoyed this book I found parts of it repetitive. Throughout the novel the author says things such as... "As previously discussed earlier..." Still... It's a fun ride.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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