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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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. I’m not a big fan of this author’s writing style or the way the plot was laid out in this book. I did dena the movie, but I expected more from the book.

Overall, just an okay read. The only daen who should be reading are pre-existing afficionados the background information on Necroism.

Unfortunately, it’s not to be found chronixles. Jul 17, Chrohicles rated it it was ok. It is vulgar in parts, but other than that, it was a pretty amazing book. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I could have done with a little less of Riddick be In my quest to read more movie novelizations this year, it’s unsurprising that Foster’s name would pop up on the list.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. How many book are in the sires and are they appropriate for middle school. Seemed more of an excuse for ADF to show off his vocabulary than anything Into The Dim by Janet B.


The Chronicles of Riddick. Nov 04, Jim rated it really liked it.

The Chronicles of Riddick (novelization)

Riddick is weird Like Like Reply. While I recognize that the movie can’t exactly be considered high art, I like it a lot. I was disappointed though — or perhaps pleased with the final movie version of the parting between Riddick and Kyra. He needs me to feel the cold gray of that universe and the painful futility alann living in it. It felt too much like reading a screenplay. In his conversation with Riddick, the Purifier reveals that “most” Furyans converted to Necroism, bolstering the ranks and providing fierce fighters.

There was no equation to explain Riddick.

Lists with This Book. 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. Sign In Don’t have an account? 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.

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. Riddick is left with some choices on how to get out of things. See 1 question about The Chronicles of Riddick…. Didn’t seem to better explain the universe they lived in, how people came to be or what would happen next. For example, Riddick is a very closed person.

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Aug 01, Jenny T. Vaako takes pride in being the commander to capture the capitol building which was shown, fosher not identified, in the film. During fkster Necromonger invasion, Abu al-Walid and his family are stated to be fleeing towards an evacuation point for VIPs.


There is no room for my observation or my opinion. Foster did not let me down with the sultry blade that is Dame Vaako. A mercenary was hired by someone very familiar with Riddick to get Riddick.

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

The Chronicles of Riddick

That said, the book follows almost every step, every scene, on the movie. The only worth reading is the prologue that it tells the tale of the necromongers. This is not the Alan Xlan Foster I remember.

Jul 15, Joey Brockert rated it liked it. I normally love Alan Dean Foster but I was disappointed in this.

Well it’s almost if that can be possible worst than the former. 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. This interest is carried over to his writing, but with a twist: Its only a short read, however it’s still very enjoyable.

Pitch Black and subsequently The Chronicles of Riddick are favourite films in my household and I am quite fond of the character of Riddick.