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World War Z

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Appears on 6 lists in total.
Appears on 6 master lists.
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Now a major motion picture

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout th...

  • Author: Max Brooks
  • Publish Date: 2013-05-28
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    World War Z Ranks On The Following Lists:

    Apocalyptic Science Fiction Books(Ranked 8 out of 23)

    Books about the ending of the world, BEFORE the cataclysmic/apocalyptic event has occurred. If the story features AFTER an apocalypse, it\'s post-apocalyptic fiction, not apocalyptic.

    Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction Books(Ranked 9 out of 55)

    The defining element of Post Apocalyptic fiction is that takes place after an apocalypse. This time can be anything from right after (though Apocalyptic Science fiction can often cover events right af...


    Zombie Books(Ranked 5 out of 106)

    This is a very popular science fiction sub-genre that's also part of the straight horror genre,depending on the details of the story. If the explanation for the zombie phenomena is a scientific one, i...


    Sci-Fi Horror Books(Ranked 8 out of 35)

    Science Fiction and Horror can overlap to create a scary story where the source of fear is another planet, alien race, interstellar travel, a plague or something else from the Sci Fi genre. This is a...


    Best Hard Science Fiction Books(Ranked 57 out of 57)

    The public version of our Best Hard Science Fiction list (see URL below). Vote to rank the items and/or submit new books to the list. You can read more about what defines "HARD" science fiction here:...


    Best Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction Books(Ranked 9 out of 44)

    The publicly ranked best post apocalyptic science fiction books.

    Reviews/Comments On World War Z

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2013-11-23 06:03:58

    Ok, why are you talking about the Lensman series, but the book it shows and gives the title for is World War Z, which is not sci-fi, much less hard sci-fi?

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-03-09 12:40:47

    was so disappointed in this book though loved the film.

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    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2015-08-23 02:20:31

    Review doesn't match the title.

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