Abaddon Books


The Death and Life of Schneider Wrack

Released 8 August 2017

By Nate Crowley

Schneider Wrack was dead. Until he wasn't.

Convicted of a crime he's almost completely sure he didn't commit, executed, reanimated, then pressed into service aboard a vast trawler on the terrible world of Ocean, he was set to spend his afterlife working until his mindless corpse falls apart.

But now he's woken up, trapped in a rotting body, arm-deep in the stinking meat and blubber of a sea monster, and he's not happy. It's time for the dead to rise up.

From the stench and brine of Ocean to the fetid jungle of Grand Amazon, Schneider's career as a revolutionary won't be easy. But sometimes a zombie's gotta do what a zombie's gotta do...


'Genius' - Dara Ó Briain

'Weird and hilarious' - Buzzfeed

'Surreal and occasionally horrifying' - The Daily Dot



Nate Crowley

Nate Crowley lives in Walsall, and​ knows too much about the history of public aquaria​. Once, he ​accidentally punched a wrasse while wearing a diving suit from the 1800s. He keeps a List of Animals. He is the author of Daniel Barker’s Birthday, and The Sea Hates A Coward is his first wossname.  

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