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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Its only a short read, however it’s still very enjoyable. Native fauna in described. 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 Xean Lord Marshalls tacked on as an afterword.

Riddick, who has now been imbued with magical Furyan powers thanks to a prophecy and upgraded backstory.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster | The BiblioSanctum

I do like the movie but the book is somewhat ok. I was disappointed though — or perhaps pleased with the final movie version of the parting between Riddick and Kyra. Riddick, who has now been imbued with magical Furyan powers thanks to a prophecy and upgraded backstory.

Primal yet exacting, the ultimate word Something I liked about this book in comparison to the movie is that you can easily see how the characters feel. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He received a B.

While dealing with these invaders the unthinkable happens. Having seen there was a novel adaptation, I grabbed it right away. A story of a superman — he can see in the chronjcles he can dislocate his joints and still have strength to manhandle his enemies; he can kill wild beasts: I’m glad I read this book because although it didn’t tell us why Riddick was on the run in the first place, or about his past, it gave us an inkling about his early life and where he’s fostdr.


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As the leader of the Necromongers learns the secret of Riddick, the leader sends soldiers out to kill him but things turn out to be way different than the leader wished. Dsan, in this case, watch the movie and skip the book.

I’d recommend it over the movie as the description of fights and combat are quite amazing.

Jan 31, Matthew Tait rated it it was amazing. No one can survive on the surface chroniclea daylight, or they are reduced to their basic chemicals, death is a by product of that occurrence, named Crematoria, appropriately enough.

Chromicles is nothing in the book other than a small tacked on section at the end that is different from the movie. Steff MogsyTiara and Wendy are proud moms, geeks, gamers and bibliophiles. It stays true to the storyline, but it delves deeply into the details of the movie.

The Chronicles of Riddick (novelization)

Jul 25, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: He received a B. Dec 16, PointyEars42 rated it did not like it Shelves: And all of that swirling want and need on the part of the author is exactly the problem with this book. We learn nothing of Riddick or Kyra. Dec 29, Selene rated it it was ok. In the shootout with the guards on Crematoria, all the mercs die including the co-pilot before Riddick reaches the command center. Too silently as well, he actually takes away noise rather than creates it.

She sometimes imagines that he smirks but doesn’t quite know if she’s seen it or not. I couldn’t even begin to tell you what it was, but something was definitely missing for me.


If the universe and the story were more interesting it may be worth it to slog through. So it is hard to justify dan time spent on the rideick. Oct 26, Manuel rated it it was ok. Oct 04, Paulo “paper books always” Carvalho rated it it was ok Shelves: Even though I loved the movie and chronjcles to learn more about Riddick in the book, the book however was somewhat hard to follow and skipped all over the place yet in the end if wrapped things up and started to make sense.

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