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Rise of the Governor

Rise of the Governor (Paperback, Main Market ed)

By Bonansinga, Jay
By Kirkman, Robert

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Describes the lengths some men can go to survive. This title is suitable for those who love zombies and those who have loved The Walking Dead TV series and comic books.

ISBN 9780330541336
Barcode 9780330541336
Published 1 March 2012 by Pan Macmillan
Format Paperback, Main Market ed
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Series The Walking Dead (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780330541336
ISBN-10 0330541331
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Pan Books
Publication Date 1 March 2012
International Publication Date 21 October 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main Market ed
Edition Main Market ed
Author(s) By Bonansinga, Jay
By Kirkman, Robert
Series The Walking Dead (part: 1)
Category Horror & Ghost Stories
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 232g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Horror & Ghost Stories
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 300454

Description of this Book

Based on The Walking Dead graphic novels/comic books and the series starring Andrew Lincoln ( Teachers , This Life and Love , and Actually ) and written/produced by Frank Darabont whose previous credits include The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile , this is a new trilogy of books written by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga, author of Perfect Victim and Shattered . Set in the world created by Robert Kirkman, this standalone trilogy is fast-paced, action-packed storytelling about the lengths some men will go to survive. With new characters, new storylines and with the same in-depth character-based plotting that has made the television series such an immediate hit, this trilogy of novels is sure to be a hit with those who love zombies and those who have loved the TV series and comic books.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review <p>First came the groundbreaking and bestselling comic book series. . . . <br><br> Every issue sinks its teeth in you and refuses to let go until the next one comes out. <br>-- Ain't It Cool News<br><br> Then came the record-breaking AMC television show. . . . <br><br> The best new show on television. <br> --Entertainment Weekly<br><br> And now comes the first in a series of novels exploring the origins of fan favorite characters from The Walking Dead universe. . . . <br><br> If the comic book writer Robert Kirkman were a superhero, his name might be the Midas Touch. <br> --The New York Times<br><br> In The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor, the world will finally understand what drove Philip Blake to become . . . The Governor.
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Robert Kirkman is an American comic book writer. His first creation was Battle Pope, which he co-wrote with Tony Moore, and in 2003 they began the comic book series The Walking Dead, set in a George A. Romero zombie movie-inspired world. Jay Bonansinga is a writer of thrillers, whose novels have been translated into nine languages. His debut novel, The Black Mariah, was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award, and his short stories and articles have been widely published in magazines and anthologies. He has a Master's in film and is a visiting professor at Northwestern University in their Creative Writing for the Media program, as well as the Graduate Writing Program at DePaul University.

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