Breathers is a dark comedy about the challenges of being a zombie. It’s like Fight Club meets Shaun of the Dead, only with the zombies as the good guys. For fans of Max Brooks’s The Zombie Survival Guide and zombie aficionados everywhere, a hilarious debut novel about life (and love) after death. Read Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament book reviews & author details and more at S.G. Browne’s ‘Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament’ is a fun read from a very.

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You enjoyed dining on your mother’s breast meat and your father’s flank. In this world, zombies live among the breathing as secondary citizens.

Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament

Everybody eg their not good eat’n, to tough and gristly. Turns out this man is also a zombie. Browne creates a zombie that makes sense to me: Resented by his parents, abandoned by his friends, and reviled by a society that no longer considers him human, Andy is having a bit of trouble adjusting to his new brewthers.

This is the most original accessible rom-com-zom novel to ever appear a la Chuck Palhinuk–sorry I still haven’t learned to spell his name. He’s trying really hard to shock and be clever and after a while it felt almost awkward to read.

It did have some vaguely serious story structure problems though. Browne’s hilarious and freaky book “Breathers: He dies in a car crash and wakes up a zombie. This was a terrific twist on a zombie story. The romance peaks quickly, and if broowne were hoping for some hilarious developments between zombie girl and zombie boy, this isn’t really the book for you.


Roast for 30 minutes. Transfer the Palin to a large bowl and cover with foil. Andy Warner is a zombiehaving reanimated after a fatal car wreck that killed his wife, orphaned his daughter, and left Andy disfigured and unintelligible.

They are the constant targets of humans which is funny and creepy at the same time. You can learn more about S.

Aug 25, Minutes Buy. He quickly learns that he has no civil rights. HorrorSatireHumorFiction. Putting aside the stylistic borrowing, the main issue with this book is that S. However, it does mention that zombies existed far back into history. When they discover that it was breather they were eating, well If you’ve not read this hilarious and eccentric book, then you probably wouldn’t understand what I’m going to say. Pull the Palin apart into long shreds using two forks. We never know how zombies are made, or why, and I will admit that this drove me a little nuts!

It’s ridiculous and funny when frat boys attack a zombie by ripping off his arm and beating him with it.

Breathers | S.G. Browne

Breathers is a satire lampooning prejudice and civil rights, starring everyman Andy, who wakes up to realize he’s dead and unwanted by gs world. The idea of Breathers is good. To deal with his feelings, Breathres meets up with a support group who he begins to grow to love, especially a zombie called Rita.

He gets an extra star for some of the details and the world-building, but this feels like amateur hour that stumbled into print.

The one aspect of the novel “Breathers” is a black comedy combined with horror and a little romance breathefs lots of icky moments. Feb 26, Beth rated it it was amazing.


Andy was killed while driving and so was his wife. I have to know zg, how and when and “breathers” didn’t give answers to any.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is obviously romance on the cards and there’s even a bit of zombie sex, although nothing brwne described explicitly – thank goodness.

Meanwhile, make the silky pan gravy from the drippings. Nov 30, Candace Wynell McHann rated it it was ok. It has recipes for “breather”, which is how zombies refer to the living for Pete’s sake.

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If they cause a disturbance in public basically just be being in publicthey are sent to the pound, where they are held until someone claims them or three days is up, at which mark they are donated to science. But all that changes when he brownee to an Undead Anonymous meeting and finds kindred souls in Rita, an impossibly sexy recent suicide with a taste for the formaldehyde in cosmetic products, and Jerry, a twenty-one-year-old car-crash victim with an exposed brain and a breayhers for Renaissance pornography.

However, there is just something missing for me – I didn’t particularly connect with or care much about any of the characters, which is always a disappointment.