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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This is not the Alan Dean Foster I remember. Jan 31, Matthew Tait rated it it was amazing. We’re always reading and yet, there never seem to be enough books! Foster fostr his career as an author when a letter he sent to Arkham Chroniccles was purchased by the editor and published in the magazine in Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: While I recognize that the movie can’t exactly be considered high art, I like it a lot.

While dealing with these invaders the unthinkable happens. I found this book a lot more informative about Riddick’s past than the movie perhaps because it’s spelt out!

Riddick has some flashes, imagines, almost like movie snippets when he’s in trouble. Riddick finds the person he is looking for and is surprised this person would set chrnicles bounty on him. The book does not even try very hard to provide this imagery. Oct 10, Lisa rated it it was ok. It’s not amazing though it did impress meand it’s worth eiddick read if you’re interested in a story like Riddick’s.

While dealing with bounty officers that are after him, Riddick must also face the dead worshipping Necromongers. Riddick is left with some choices on how to get out of things. Tbe other novels, including the Icerigger trilogy, are also set in the world of the Commonwealth.

Sep 05, RedRabbit13 rated it it was amazing Shelves: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It is just too forceful. Like superhero blockbuster movies these kind of stories move with simple broad strokes, and this is just as true with Riddick as with any of these stories. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Director’s Cut of “Chronicles of Riddick” the movie is a stark contrast to the theatrical release; the DC could arguably be one of the best scifi pieces done to date.


Riddick, who is able to do whatever is necessary to escape capture, riddidk, failing that, gets back to doing his task of the moment, which is to kill the leader of the Neckomongers. Intense read I think scifi fans should definitely read but an amazing story for all. The Guv is described as older, having been incarcerated for a much longer period; his briefing cronicles the xhronicles of the slam is longer.

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Tiara is Currently Reading. I got none of that in this book. Steff MogsyTiara and Wendy are proud moms, geeks, gamers and bibliophiles. Thank you, Alan Dean Foster.

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Differences from the film Edit There are many minor scene extensions, and some narrative focus on design elements that are only implied in the film such as the reliance on older, sturdier mechanization in the Crematoria Slam Facility. Want to Read saving…. 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 am a big lover of the initial parts of the Riddick series Pitch Black and the director’s cut of Chronicles of Riddick and a fan of Alan Dean Th work.

For the run across Crematoria, the guards and convicts all wear respirators.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

Wendy is Currently Reading. It gives you an inkling about how Riddick may feel but it also keeps the mystery about the character. I really enjoyed this book and gave it was four stars. Foster enjoys cbronicles because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures.


The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! 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. That said, the book follows almost every step, every scene, on the movie.

Kyra in particular is a character of interest, as is the Lord Marshall in his cchronicles beliefs, but really, I am here for the Vaakos. His first novel, The Tar-Aiym Krang, introduced the Humanx Commonwealth, a galactic alliance between humans and an insectlike race called Thranx.

So I feel like I should give Foster credit for capturing both the ddan of the film and showing such patience with our illustrious star. I find the Riddick universe the multiverse? Riddick takes their spacecraft. Riddick, who has now been imbued with magical Furyan thf thanks to a prophecy and upgraded backstory. The movie moment is powerful and the line “Are you with me Kyra?

This book which seems to be the same as the director’s cut of the movie reads as an un-edited YA novel. This book is easy reading and you can easily finish it in a day or two.

Having escaped the interrogation, a new scene details Riddick’s escape form the hovering command ship. The final battle between the Lord Marshall and Riddick is a bit shorter, with Kyra being revealed sooner; upon her impalement she dies, whispering no last words. The way the author writes really sucks you in. Kryllthe fifth Lord Marshal brought about the Quasi-Dead, fragile yet powerful beings whose use to the Necros evolves even today.

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