Zombies that aren't even really dead! Jess Walter's Don't Eat Cat
is a new (to me) and creative take on the coming zimbo epidemic.
Set in not-to-far-in-the-future Seattle, Walters paints a picture of a broken America. People frustrated by reproduction laws, intelligence testing that dictates the course of their lives, and Starbucks playing a lead role in US economy can apparently turn to zombie-ism as an escape! Through the abuse of a club drug they become quasi-functional zombies and forget all their cares; a pseudo-suicide that society seems desperate to accept.
A super fast read for lovers of zombie lit.
Jess Walter's Don't Eat Cat
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