Some Book Club Discussion Questions for James Marshall’s Zombie Versus Fairy Featuring Albinos
How did James Marhsall’s zombies differ from other zombies that you have read about or seen in movies?
What did the idea of a depressed zombie add to the plot of this novel?
How did Buck’s depression allow him to challenge the world around him? Why did depression make him interested in challenging the status quo?
What interested you about the contrast between the zombies and the fairies? Why do you think Marshall put the two of them in the same novel?
How are Marshall’s zombies similar to the world that we live in?
What do you think Marshall might be saying by making his zombies corporate figures?
What does Zombies Versus Fairy Featuring Albinos have to say about the education system? In what ways is that similar to the education system in our world and in what ways does it differ?
What interested you about the religion “Awesomism”, and how does it differ from other world religions? How is it similar to other world religions?
In what ways does Zombies Versus Fairy Featuring Albinos encourage readers to challenge different social ideas and traditions? What are the benefits of these challenges and social questions?
What character did you most identify with in this novel? What fascinated you about him/her?