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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. 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.

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Not that the delegate or his clerical friends could have stayed on Riddick’s track for more than a few meters had they tried to follow him.

This has to rate as one of the aln movie novelisations I’ve read in years, it’s as though the author just took the screenplay and wrote the book with his eyes closed.

If the universe and the story were more interesting it may be worth it to slog through. Well it’s almost if that can be possible worst than the former. I do like the movie but the book is somewhat ok. Return to Book Page.

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He knew men better than any machine. May 25, William Maxwell rated it it was ok. The only worth reading is the prologue that it tells the tale of or necromongers. It is vulgar in parts, but other than that, it was a pretty amazing book. His dull style and repetitive descriptions slow down the flow so much it’s like wading through rddick. A quick check behind him showed that no one was following him. In fact, in searching my library for more novelizations by him, this one popped up.


This book is easy reading and you can easily finish it in a day or two. I only gave this book three stars because it aan like something was missing that I couldn’t quite put my finger on.

The Chronicles of Riddick

This is streamlined in the film by taking place before the “doubts” conversation and leading directly into it. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Kryllthe fifth Lord Marshal brought about the Quasi-Dead, fragile yet powerful beings whose use to the Necros evolves even today. In the sequel to the hit film Pitch Black, Riddick, now an escaped convict and fugitive, becomes caught in the middle of a fierce galactic war between two powerful forces.

He needs me to feel the cold gray of that universe and the riddkck futility of living in it. I’m glad I read this book because although it didn’t tell us why Riddick was on the run in chtonicles first place, or about his past, it gave us an inkling about his early life and where he’s from. Riddick finds the person he is looking for and is surprised this person would set a bounty on him.

Fortunately, this book was not just about Riddick and the perspective quite often changed. The author who wrote this novelization does seem to have some awareness of all this.

The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

He had no divining equipment with him, needed none. On Crematoria, Riddick is simply released form his chains instead of wrapping himself up and breaking them. This interest is carried over to his writing, but with a twist: But they end up dead, and Mr.


By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. After all, Foster has been around a long time writing scifi and I’m sure he could’ve expanded the story rather than just retelling. This is mostly a grand adventure story centered on Mr.

This honestly didn’t add much save for amusement in reading the Riddick loves Riddick story. Dec 10, Blake. How many book are in the sires and are they appropriate for middle school.

He needs me to see the monsters as monsters and everyone else as scared cattle or maybe less potent monsters. Wendy is Currently Reading. The big man moved too fast, too silently. Chonicles am not sure if there is a better actor who could play Riddick as well as Vin.

So it is hard to justify the time spent on the book. We know that Riddick is brutal and fearsome, but still capable of loyalty and deep feelings. What a terrible mess. No eBook available Amazon. When the Guv aan he never forgot Ellen ‘s name, he also laments that she was living on Helion Prime.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

Fortunately, this book was not just about Riddick and the perspective quite often changed. It stays true to the storyline, but it delves deeply into the details of the movie. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Tiara is Currently Reading.