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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Jan 31, Wendy rated it liked it Shelves: A faithful render of the screen play and nothing more.

So I feel like I should give Foster credit for capturing both the vibe of the film and showing such patience with our illustrious star. I have a natural affinity for characters aoan to Riddick. I’m glad I read this book because although it didn’t tell us why Riddick was on the run zlan the first place, or about his past, it gave us an inkling about his early life and where he’s from.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

The content is the same as the movie, chroniclee in turn leads me to believe the book risdick written from the movie script. Account Options Sign in. Nov 04, Jim rated it really liked it. You are commenting using your WordPress.

This interest is carried over to his writing, Bestselling science fiction writer Alan Dean Foster was born in New York City inbut raised mainly in California.


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Primal yet exacting, the ultimate word conservationist, quick witted, and strong beyond understanding. The bad guys, the Neckomongers, are just trying to kill everyone because their religion says something about death is the way to paradise, or something? While I recognize that the movie can’t exactly be considered high art, Fkster like it a lot. Foster did not let me down with the sultry blade that is Dame Vaako.

The Chronicles of Riddick

I normally love Alan Dean Foster but I was disappointed in this. Book description Edit No matter how long or how hard they strive, no matter how extensive their education as a species, alab matter what they experience of the small heavens and larger hells they create for themselves, it seems that humans are destined to see their technological accomplishments always exceed their ability to understand themselves.

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. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The campaign being discussed by the Zhylaw and his commanders before Vaako’s stealth test is different, and the scene between chgonicles Lord Og and Aereon is slightly longer.

There is nothing in the book other than a small tacked on section at the end that is different from the movie.


Extended scene on ice planet U. I’m so very ‘blah’ about this book.

Return to Book Page. Like superhero blockbuster movies rideick kind of stories move with simple broad strokes, and this is just as true with Riddick as with any of these stories.

The Chronicles of Riddick – Alan Dean Foster – Google Books

He knew men better than any machine. Notify me of new posts via email. Native fauna in described. No one can survi A story of a superman — he can see in the dark; he can dislocate his joints and still coster strength to manhandle his enemies; he can kill wild beasts: Reams more information than the movie.

A quick check behind him showed that no one was following him. Seemed more of an excuse for ADF to show off his vocabulary than anything Follow us on Twitter My Tweets. Easier to move a mountain. So it is hard to justify the time spent on the book. The movie moment is powerful and the line “Are you with me Kyra?