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.

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