Just recently, thanks to Twitter, I discovered the concept of book trailers. If you think about it, the idea of book trailers is pretty incongruous: using video trailers that you watch to promote books that you read. It’s like MTV for the literati. But they are really ubiquitous anymore. And like videos for music, sometimes, they turn out to be only marginally related to what the books they are promoting are about. But a lot of them of really fun to watch and I am finding them somewhat addictive.
So, I thought I would share the trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith. This was the first in the series of literary mash-ups that are popular right now. And it is truly amazing how well Grahame-Smith nailed Jane Austen’s style and voice in writing this book. It was a fun read and this trailer really captures that essence.