Review: 'unholy Night' By Seth Grahame-smith Is Action-packed

'Unholy Night' by Seth Grahame-Smith's latest mash-up novel is enjoyable but can seem too much like a movie.
Imagine the story of the Nativity recast as a Hollywood blockbuster — a sword-and-sandals epic loaded with expensive computer-generated effects, a disfigured, lecherous villain and enough hacked-off limbs, severed heads and stomach-turning disembowlings to give even Quentin Tarantino pause — and you'll have a solid idea of what to expect in "Unholy Night," the new novel from mash-up king Seth Grahame-Smith.

BING NEWS:
  • BOOK REVIEW: Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith
    Verdict: An artfully done yet completely plausible—albeit fictional—look at the history that was never told behind the birth of Jesus Christ. When we think of revisionist history, we often think of futile attempts to paint the villains in a better ...
    07/21/2014 - 11:48 am | View Link
  • BOOK REVIEW: Unholy night by Seth Grahame-Smith
    It may seem Seth Grahame-Smith is the new “IT” author taking his novels and having them turned into silver screen productions. So far, it has happened with Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (another book of his I did a review on, which was really good ...
    12/10/2012 - 2:52 am | View Link
  • Blu-ray+DVD review: 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' is fun but frill-rich film
    Rife with the dual styles of Burton and Bekmambetov and painted beautifully with the peculiar prose palette of novelist Seth Grahame-Smith – who penned the similarly skewed “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “Unholy Night” – “Abraham ...
    10/25/2012 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • AUDIO BOOK REVIEW: 'Unholy Night' a literary-biblical mashup
    Full disclosure: When "Unholy Night" by Seth Grahame-Smith made it onto the list of the six finalists for the Sarasota County Libraries' annual One Book, One Community project, I was a bit dubious. The other titles tend to run a bit more to the literary ...
    07/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Movie Review: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” Is Bloody Awful
    Adding insult to injury, the screenplay Seth Grahame-Smith adapted from his novel is a plodding mess ... sort of metaphor in this tale about how the slaveholding South formed an unholy alliance with the undead in an effort to fend off the abolitionist ...
    06/28/2012 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Seth Grahame-Smith (Author of Abraham Lincoln)
    Seth Grahame-Smith (born Seth Jared Greenberg) is an American author, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known for his novels Pride and Prejudice ...
    07/30/2014 - 11:03 pm | View Website
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Deluxe Heirloom ...
    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
    07/30/2014 - 10:34 pm | View Website
  • Novel Reviews
    We review books. Most review books have been provided by author, publisher or public relations firms. We are not required to write positive reviews.
    07/30/2014 - 3:53 pm | View Website
  • BookPushinCats
    TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee Books of Note website: www.tristatereviews.org See BON notable books from 1997 to 2014 http://www ...
    07/30/2014 - 11:29 am | View Website
  • The Qwillery
    TQ: Welcome to The Qwillery. What is the most challenging thing for you about writing? Cheryl: Thanks so much for having me here at The Qwillery!
    07/30/2014 - 11:21 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Books News