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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I got none of that in this book. Some of the unnecessary details are over explained and repeated, making it boring. If the universe and the story were more interesting it may be worth it to slog through. The book tells you what he is and the typical traits of his species and sometimes why e. She sees him thinking through a hard situation and she assumes that under his dark glasses that his eyes are concerned for the welfare of the other escapees.

When the Guv confesses he never forgot Ellen ‘s name, he also laments that she was living on Helion Prime.

Riddick is left with some choices on how to get out of things. I could have done with a little less of Riddick being Riddick in what was perhaps Diesel’s attempt to bring back the macho tough guy of the 80s, but with less campiness, and more attempted intellectual and occasionally gross sexist I’ll never watch the third movie, Riddick, again for the latter reason comments and actions.

I stopped about pages in, if it doesn’t work for me in that space of time, then it just won’t get any better. And all of that swirling want and need on the part of the author is exactly the problem with this book. Follow us on Twitter My Tweets. I already know the overall story, of course, seeing as I’ve watched the movie at least three times. When Riddick is 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.


It was like watching the movie on paper. Oct 10, Lisa rated it it was ok. In fact, in searching my library for more novelizations by him, this one popped up.

The Chronicles of Riddick

Having seen there was a novel adaptation, I grabbed it right away. I was disappointed though — or perhaps pleased with the final movie version of the parting between Riddick and Kyra.

Riddick is weird Like Like Reply. Nov 04, Jim rated it really liked it.

That was only a matter of physics. I like reading the book before watching the movie so I can compare my images with the movies. Well, in this case, watch the movie and skip the book.

Extended Crematoria intro – guards disposing of the body of a colleague by dumping it outside; the tiddick death is the reason for a mysterious prisoner ‘s confinement. He had no divining equipment with him, needed none. Kyra in particular is a character of interest, as is the Lord Marshall in his unwavering beliefs, but really, I am here for the Vaakos. I find the Riddick universe the multiverse?

Clear as noontime to Riddick, who shunned the daylight.

I preferred the movie. That said, the book follows almost every step, every scene, on the movie. Dec 10, Blake. No one can survi A story of a superman — he can see in the dark; he can dislocate his joints and still have strength to manhandle his enemies; he can kill wild beasts: I suspect Vin Diesel, the actor who plays him, is quite fond of Riddick too, and it shows with Chronicles.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He knew Riddick well enough to know that even had that been able to restrain him, they would not have been able to compel cheonicles to do anything he himself did not want to do. Several other novels, including the Icerigger trilogy, are also set in the world of the Commonwealth. See 1 question about The Chronicles of Riddick…. For the run across Crematoria, the guards and convicts all wear respirators.

May 28, Charli rated it it was ok Shelves: A mercenary was hired by someone very familiar with Riddick to get Riddick.

Didn’t seem to better explain the universe they lived in, how people came to be or what would happen next. The movie moment is powerful and the line “Are you doster me Kyra?

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Thank you for taking an incredible intellectual property and wiping your behind with it. The spice is too strong. Extended scene on ice planet U. He explores the ruins of the city, and draws the attention of a patrol ship by rescuing a girl he thinks he recognizes from it’s path. I’m not a big fan of this author’s writing style or the way the plot was laid out in this book. The BiblioSanctum is a home for our absolute love of reading.

While dealing with these invaders the unthinkable happens. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Jul 15, Joey Brockert rated it liked it.

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