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The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster Genre: Science fiction, space opera, dystopia Publisher: Del Rey Books (December ). The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Chronicles of Riddick is a novelization of the film, The Chronicles of Riddick. It was written by Alan Dean Foster, a science fiction/horror/fantasy/mystery.

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She sometimes rjddick that he smirks but doesn’t quite know if she’s seen it or not. Didn’t seem to better explain the universe they lived in, how people came to be or what would happen next.

I got none of that in this book. This interest is carried over to his writing, but with a twist: The writing is so boring, it can’t keep my attention for more than two pages at a time.

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Several other novels, including the Icerigger trilogy, are also set in the world of the Commonwealth. Like superhero blockbuster movies aln kind of stories move with simple broad strokes, and this is just as true with Riddick as with deann of these stories. Retrieved from ” http: Stick to the movie! One ridduck one, he pushed back hoods and examined faces.

Notify me of new posts via email. The only real value the book has and the reason I bothered giving it this 1 star rating is in the brief history of the Necromonger Lord Marshalls tacked on as an afterword. He wants desperately to convince the reader Riddick is an archetypal character, the quintessential anti-hero, a cunning survivor who is so good at surviving that he could almost be thought of as a force of nature himself.


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It gives you an inkling about how Riddick may feel but it also keeps the mystery about the character. While I recognize that the movie can’t exactly be considered high art, I like it a lot.

He knew Riddick well enough to know that even had that been able to restrain him, they would not have been able to compel him to do anything he himself did not want to do. Either way, if you decide to read, it please do enjoy!

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. May 19, Jeff rated it it was ok. I am not sure if there is a better actor who could play Riddick as well as Vin. Too close to the movie Aug 30, Michael rated it did not like it. Dec 16, PointyEars42 rated it did not like it Shelves: Pitch Black and subsequently The Chronicles of Riddick are favourite films in my household and I am quite fond of the character of Riddick.

However, the movie was more realistic. Some of the unnecessary details are over explained and repeated, making it boring. However, I was expecting a bit more.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

When Riddick chrinicles interrogated by the Quasi-Deadthey see a different vision of the past; he is also able to scan them back to gain information about his captors. The Director’s Cut of “Chronicles of Riddick” the roster is a stark contrast to the theatrical release; the DC could arguably be one of the best scifi pieces done to date.


Differences of note include: Overall it’s a fun tale with adventure and excitement. Tiara is Currently Reading. There is only the very specific mood that the author wants me to experience, and his storytelling squeezes me uncomfortably into that box. Sign In Don’t have an account? Primal yet exacting, the ultimate word conservationist, quick witted, and strong beyond understanding. Want to Read saving….

This has to rate as one of the worst movie novelisations I’ve read in aln, it’s as though the author just took the screenplay and wrote the book with his eyes closed. It doesn’t add nothing. Clear as noontime to Riddick, who shunned the daylight.

Is there a literary version of the Razzie Awards, because the winner for must have been this stinker. I couldn’t even begin to tell you what it was, but something was definitely missing for me.

In fact, in searching my library for more novelizations by him, this one popped up. Intense read I think scifi fans should definitely read but an amazing story for all.