I just don’t know what to make of this book. It is very interesting, and entertaining, but I could really never get a grasp on whether the author is for real. The tone is very serious, as he tells us about zombie physiology, mentality, and methods; the levels of zombie outbreaks; what buildings are best for hideouts; what equipment and supplies might help you survive a zombie outbreak; and what training you will need to defeat the undead.
All this is entertaining, but I started to wonder, is he serious, or is this satire? I still don’t really know, but if you read it as satire, the fact that the tone is pitched so earnestly and urgently makes it a much more entertaining read.
The end of the book is a chronicle of ‘documented zombie attacks.’ Most of the accounts are incredibly far-fetched as is - all are ‘according to local legend’ or were found in memoirs after the witness had died - and none seem very plausible or historically backed, which makes me think that this is a satirist impersonating a conspiracy theorist. Yet, the stories might be enough to convince a stupid person that zombies are real.