Book Review: “World War Z”
Reviewed by Brice Soignier
In the beginning there are just a few small outbreaks of corpses craving the flesh of other humans. Eventually those small outbreaks escalate until every continent, except Antarctica is overrun with swarms of Zacks, what many survivors called the undead menace.
From the American plains, to the African savannah, to the Korean peninsula, the entire human race is battling a common enemy, an enemy that grows larger every time a human died. This book tells of the human will to survive and what certain individuals are willing to do for themselves and for others to attain a common goal—to outlive the living dead.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading World War Z and would highly recommend it to anyone who is willing to read certain gory details. The book is targeted toward more mature and advanced readers; there were many instances through the book where I had to reread passages to fully grasp what had happened. This book earns a 10 out of 10 in my book.
Brice Soignier is a sophomore in the Gifted program at Hahnville High. He enjoys participating in theatre and swims competitively.
Editor’s note: Book reviews are published weekly in agreement with Hahnville High School gifted English teacher Deborah Unger in conjunction with the Brown Foundation Service Learning Program.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
A missing 87-year-old Texas man, who unknowingly drove more than 300 miles to St....
Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of...
St. Charles Parish residents might see a familiar face while tuning in to...
The falling price of oil has resulted in low prices at the pump—in some cases, less...
Luling shift firefighter Joseph Riebow, 39, who’s fight against leukemia was...
A 54-year-old Destrehan man was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of...
New York Life gives you the path to financial security of life time protection and value of life insurance, annuities, retirement plans and other financial planning. Let us help you achieve the financial goal of lifetime income!
Cell phone theft ring targets Walmart, 3 arrested - 752 views
Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of cell phones from a Baton Rouge Walmart. St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are now looking into whether the same people could be involved in a similar theft that took place at the Walmart in Boutte.