If you enjoyed the wonderfulness of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies then I would I highly recommend this book.
Chris Wood is a talented writer (and respected journalist) and he most assuredly has found a new niche in writing parody.
I found this to be an excellent read with plenty of laugh out loud moments, great gags and all round general silliness.
I bought this as a gift for a sixteen-year-old boy. It sounded appropriate, full of fart jokes, etc. Happily, I read it before giving it to him and decided not to. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Patricia
A mixture of loony Goonery, Monty Pythonesque stances and stiff-upper-lip caricatures, Douglas Adam's wonderful "Hitchhiker" setups (but more akin to Dirk Gentley novel... Read morePublished on October 20, 2012 by D.N.Wijewardane
I reviewed this a while back and still remember how enjoyable it is. I compare it favorably to Gideon Defoe's "The Pirates..." books in comedic style, though it is not a pastiche. Read morePublished on April 16, 2012 by Lorenzo
I've gotta admit, I have a very serious silly streak. This book, unfortunately, exacerbated my condition. It is truly silly. Clever AND silly. Read morePublished on July 1, 2011 by mango
I was all set for a Sherlock Holmes type of story when I saw this book. I realized it wouldn't be a true Holmes story as it wasn't written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle but thought... Read morePublished on February 19, 2011 by BarbaraLyn
"Sherlock Holmes and the Flying Zombie Death Monkeys" by Chris Wood can be a lot of things. Is it a novel with 4 chapters? Read morePublished on February 17, 2011 by Jym Cherry
This book tries to be two things at once.
The first is a parody. In Mr. Wood's rendition of Holmes, the detective is an idiot that Watson barely tolerates. Read more
Have you ever watched "Airplane"? If you have, you know what slapstick is, which is similar to the type of humor primarily used in this parody of Sherlock Holmes stories. Read morePublished on February 13, 2011 by Misanthrope™