Young adult novel

Urban Scumbags vs. Countryside Zombies

This gripping young adult novel, inspired by the cult film of the same name, which was shot on Super 8mm in the streets of Berlin in 1991 and released as a legendary zombie epic on VHS in 1992, takes its readers into an apocalyptic world ravaged by a devastating virus.

Marc Rosenheim, a young rebel, is sent to the Reinhardt Institute, a place known for its strict discipline. But when a biological warfare agent is released and the dead come back to life, the boarding school becomes the scene of an unbelievable horror. Surrounded by the zombified bodies of his former classmates, Marc has to fight for his survival. He finds a courageous ally in Judith and, together with other outsiders, they face the horrors that lurk outside the school walls.

In a world rapidly descending into chaos and despair, unexpected friendships are forged and heroic sacrifices are made. A glimmer of hope remains when a zombie shows signs of humanity. But is this spark enough to escape the darkness?

"Urban Scumbags vs. Countryside Zombies" is a gripping young adult novel that takes readers aged 12 and up into a story full of suspense, horror and the indestructible power of hope. Fans of "The Walking Dead" and "28 Days Later" will be enthralled by the profound questions of humanity and survival posed in this book.

Caught between despair and hope, "Urban Scumbags vs. Countryside Zombies" asks what it really means to be human - even if the world is coming to an end.

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