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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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Retrieved from ” http: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Feb 25, Nate rated it really liked it Shelves: Is there a literary version of the Razzie Awards, because the winner for must have been this stinker.

Not that the delegate or his clerical friends could have stayed on Riddick’s track for more than a few meters had they tried to follow xhronicles. Like Liked by 1 person Reply. Oct 26, Manuel rated it it was ok. Apr 28, P. As with all fanatics, they believe they are doing their lord’s work.

It’s assumed that this is his home world and he’s repeatedly referred to as a Furian. It is vulgar in parts, but other than that, it was a pretty amazing book. I would have actually been able to forgive some pretty bad flaws because I’m so in love with the fluff and worldlore of Riddick, but this book actually ANGERED me and is a patent example of how you can butcher anything with a poor enough talent.


Email required Address never made public. I only gave this book three stars because it felt like something was missing that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. While dealing with bounty officers that are after him, Riddick must also face the dead worshipping Necromongers.

If the universe and the story were more interesting it may be worth it to slog through. Every writing teacher says show don’t tell, but this book was just the opposite. This is a good enough story, but you can figure out how it ends, it is just a matter of what magic will Alaan. I’m guessing that was a last minute script change that made it into the movie, much like Leia and Han’s “I love you” “I know,” which was not in the novelization. I really enjoyed this book and gave it was four stars.

The last one was really….

The Chronicles of Riddick (novelization)

Foster did not let me down with the sultry blade that is Dame Vaako. Oct 10, Lisa rated it it was ok.

He accesses the bounty announcement, tries to find out who put the bounty on his head, and can not, but he does find out where the bounty originated from, so he goes there. I decided to read the book in hopes of learning more about why Riddick is the way he is. 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: Winn rated it it was amazing.


A bit of the mystery has been solved. 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.

I find the Riddick universe the multiverse? I suspect Vin Diesel, the actor who plays him, is quite fond of Riddick too, and it shows with Chronicles. This book also has a movie yet goes into more depth, so if Vin Diesel lover watched the movie then surly they will want to know more about what Riddick Vin Diesel does.

I did like the movie, but I expected more from the book. I liked how the third movie sort of reverted back to that nature, but then it went off the rails with some really gross misogyny.

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I also disliked Oh. They do make sense, but it’s how Riddick is now portrayed that has me rolling my eyes. In his conversation with Riddick, the Purifier reveals that “most” Furyans converted to Necroism, bolstering the ranks and providing fierce fighters.

He doesn’t show his feelings and speaks little.