Edinburgh Book Festival, Scotland – 12 August

Ben Marcus & Colson Whitehead

UNSPEAKABLE HORROR WITH SATIRICAL TALES

Sunday 12 August
6:45pm – 7:45pm
Peppers Theatre
£10.00, £8.00

Humans are fighting back against a zombie outbreak in Colson Whitehead’s Zone One with ordinary guy Mark Spitz part of an armed unit patrolling the New York streets. As we dip into Spitz’s past life, he wonders whether a doomsday scenario is about to unfold. Ben Marcus’ innovative The Flame Alphabet zooms in on a virus which originates in the speech of children and kills their parents.
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