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World War Z: an oral history of the zombie war/ Max Brooks.- 1st ed. myavr.info-Humor . 1. Title. For Henry Michael Brooks, who makes me want to change the world. World War Z: An Oral History of The Zombie War Max Brooks Book Review by: Eduardo M. Lape, Jr. AB – Political Science (PS2A) Submitted to: Father Erwin. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War. Home · World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Author: Brooks Max. downloads Views.
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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War. Read more · World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War · Read more. 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 . We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost.
But I would disagree to the inclusion of horror in it. I think horror fans feel deep down in the pit of their souls, they feel safe, and therefore bored.
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
And therefore they want to be scared. What I think would be the themes for this book are:  social commentary,  survivalism, and  fear. For the first prevailing theme, it is clear the Brooks used his book to criticize government ineptness, bureaucratic corruption, religious bias and human moral myopia.
Second, it is, I think, the most prevalent theme in this book.
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May it be money, food, water, and shelter, all for the sake of survival. Third, this theme is the driving force of the characters to live. People selling their products? People selling the fear of you having to love without their products. Fear of aging, fear of loneliness, fear of poverty, fear of failure.
Fear is the most basic emotion we have. Fear is primordial. Fear sells. It really animates the idea of an interview, with a limited knowledge about anyone in anything they are accompanied to. But putting together the testimonies created a very good plot that surely eager, ebullient yet paranoid readers will have fun with connecting the dots of history and politics. The plot was introduced not as a single storyline but actually in tidbits, leaving you and your rationality to play role in piecing the puzzle of this zombie survival accounts.
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I love how it leads me to here, then there, then here again, and so on. And yes, indeed he was the subject of interview in Vaalajarvi, Finland, as the Supreme Allied Commander. But it was presented in an increasing pace of action. In the end, it was emphasized that humanity will never be the same again, as it heads to its resolution, and finishing the story with still a lot of questions coming to mind.
Will there be an instance of another Zombie War like the name the interviewer abhorred from the very beginning — Z War II?
Since the whole zombie populace was never eradicated, to what extent are the people safe?
What if the undead were to spring from the ocean like Aphrodite where their number was greatly undisturbed? Will there be another book for this? I could say that the style used was Testimonials. So the book is basically this.
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A few questions and comments came to my mind. Actually, there were a lot, but I lost it as I advance through the book my bad.
First and foremost, where did the infection originally came from? But who or what was this that bit Patient Zero? But then if the cause was in the reservoir… never mind. Second, I am greatly impressed by the books defiance to the norm of zombie literature. You see, an account on a zombie apocalypse usually centers on one guy, girl, or group, sometimes accompanied with omniscient point of view or whatnot.
But this book focuses on the accounts of different personalities from around the world, so you get all the empirical data that you want as a scientist, and the inspiration that you need as an artist.
You see, you are being presented by cold hard data that, if you delve deeper to the history and geography, is quite true. 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 the world, from decimated cities that once teemed with upwards of thirty million souls to the most remote and inhospitable areas of the planet.
He recorded the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time. World War Z is the result. Never before have we had access to a document that so powerfully conveys the depth of fear and horror, and also the ineradicable spirit of resistance, that gripped human society through the plague years. Ranging from the now infamous village of New Dachang in the United Federation of China, where the epidemiological trail began with the twelveyear-old Patient Zero, to the unnamed northern forests where untold numbers sought a terrible and temporary refuge in the cold, to the United States of.
Southern Africa, where the Redeker Plan provided hope for humanity at an unspeakable price, to the west-of-the-Rockies redoubt where the North American tide finally started to turn, this invaluable chronicle reflects the full scope and duration of the Zombie War.
Most of all, the book captures with haunting immediacy the human dimension of this epochal event. Facing the often raw and vivid nature of these personal accounts requires a degree of courage on the part of the reader, but the effort is invaluable because, as Mr. Some of the numerical and factual material contained in this edition was previously published under the auspices of the United Nations Postwar Commission.
Reviews Like several other reviewers, I read and enjoyed Max Brooks' 'Zombie Survival Guide', but I was skeptical as to whether he could strike gold twice in a row. Much to my satisfaction, the answer was yes. World War Z isn't so much a novel as it is a collection of very personal recollections of people who have lived through - literally - hell on earth. In a way, it reminded me of news footage of these walls you see where, during a civil war, or natural disaster, people go and leave notes for loved ones, hoping someone, anyone, will see them.
Every time I see something like that, it strikes me as hopeless and desperate, but at the same time noble and uplifting. This book gave me the same reaction. I preordered it from Amazon, received it this morning, and finished it about an hour ago. I wish I'd rationed it out a bit, because I didn't want that feeling to end - the feeling of reading the accounts of some of the bravest souls who n ever walked the earth.But even that is too one-sided; the authors' own opinions and views are clearly dominant.
Food shortage trended and the people, especially on the northern parts, engaged in cannibalism for survival. He recorded the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time. Fear is the most basic emotion we have. Prince of Wolves. Because of that, he loved history so much that he took it as a course at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.
It was through various ways: black market organs from China! From the interviews conducted, this is what happened.
This is an implied conflict between China and Taiwan, with tensions apparently building between their respective allies.