Friday, June 8, 2018

Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End by Manel Loureiro

Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End
by Manel Loureiro
translated by Pamela Carmell

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Published: 2012
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
Genre: Horror, Zombies
Paperback: 333
Rating: 4

Apocalypse Z series:
The Beginning of the End
Dark Days
The Wrath of the Just

First sentence(s):
Today's going to be insane.

The dead rise…

A mysterious incident in Russia, a blip buried in the news—it’s the only warning humanity receives that civilization will soon be destroyed by a single, voracious virus that creates monsters of men.

Humanity falls…

A lawyer, still grieving over the death of his young wife, begins to write as a form of therapy. But he never expected that his anonymous blog would ultimately record humanity’s last days.

The end of the world has begun…

Governments scramble to stop the zombie virus, people panic, so-called “Safe Havens” are established, the world erupts into chaos; soon it’s every man, woman, and child for themselves. Armed only with makeshift weapons and the will to live, a lone survivor will give mankind one last chance against…

Apocalypse Z

My two-bits:

Good start to a trilogy. It is an intro to Spain, the protagonist and his cat.

The story focus is on the day-to-day puzzling out what is happening and how to survive in this world gone apocalyptic.

The cat element is a new one for me. So, it is interesting to see how he fares.


* Zombies in May (here)


  1. Spain? The protagonist has his cat? Interesting! Original! Happy to see a hat live!

  2. I just caught the beginning of the movie adapted from this book just last week. Different about the cat. LOL

  3. Oh, and have you seen the book, Zombie Abbey? It's a mash of zombies and Downton Abbey in a spoof. I thought it was okay, but others might love it. :)


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