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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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I like rivdick the book before watching the movie so I can compare my images with the movies. It is vulgar in parts, but other than that, it was a pretty amazing book. Dec 29, Selene rated it it was ok. Riddick eats a meal of native shellfish steamed in the thermal vents before his confrontation with Kyra.

Unlike other books, this author portrays feelings through other characters opinions and assumptions. Two stars because there were some parts that were readable, but this cake is not worth the bake unless you are a true Riddick fan. 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 from.

I got none of that in this book. Easier to move a mountain. The main character, Riddick, deqn a lone figure – somewhat an outlaw, but somehow has a key role to the fate of the universe. The big man moved too fast, too silently.

The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

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. About Alan Dean Foster. As they are about to depart across the surface, the convicts are confronted by Toombs; he is killed by and kills hell hound 5, Riddick’s friend “Thrash. He knew men better than any machine. Fortunately, this book was not just about Riddick and the perspective quite often changed.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was a beautiful, clear night. Oct 10, Lisa rated it it was ok. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

I couldn’t even begin to tell you what it was, but something was definitely missing for me.

Primal yet exacting, the ultimate word His dull style and repetitive descriptions slow down the flow so much it’s like wading through treacle. He could not disappear in a blur like an Elemental–but it would seem to others that he could come close.

Extended Crematoria intro – guards disposing of the body of a colleague by dumping it outside; the guard’s death is the reason for a mysterious prisoner ‘s confinement. Follow us on Twitter My Tweets. Mogsy is Currently Reading. Jun 16, Clint rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Well, if you’ve ever seen this movie, then you’re going to chronkcles this book. Daen is not the Alan Dean Foster I remember.

He needs me to see the monsters as monsters and everyone else as scared cattle or maybe less potent monsters. This is a good enough foter, but you can figure out how it ends, it is just a matter of what magic will Mr.

Well, in this case, watch the movie and skip the book. However, we can assume how he may be feeling through his long-time friend Kyra. Well it’s almost if that can be possible worst than the doster. In his conversation with Riddick, dhronicles Purifier reveals that “most” Furyans converted to Necroism, bolstering the ranks and providing fierce fighters.


I am not sure if there is a better actor who could play Riddick as well as Vin. No one can survive on the surface during daylight, or they are reduced to their basic chemicals, death is a by product of that occurrence, named Crematoria, appropriately enough.

The Chronicles of Riddick

You see, when I watched the aoan I must have missed this part, and it certainly wasn’t repeated. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Even though I loved the movie and wished 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.

Jul 25, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: In the book, he demands to know “what side” she is on, which holds less emotional stakes.

Fosger a terrible mess.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

If you would like to read more of my reviews, please visit: See 1 question about The Chronicles of Riddickā€¦. Kryllthe fifth Lord Marshal brought about the Quasi-Dead, fragile yet powerful beings whose use to the Necros evolves even today. Fortunately, this book was not just about Riddick and the perspective quite often changed.