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With that thought now in our minds we head into my next read Aliens.
Author: Alan Dean Foster
Publisher: Warner Books
Type: Mass Paperback
Page Count: 247
Commercial Fluff: Having survived one encounter with an alien, Ripley is persuaded to return to the planet where her crew found the alien ship. A colony has been established there, but suddenly all contact with the settlers has been lost. Accompanied by marines, Ripley is going to find out why.
Just like Alien, this is a novelization of a movie most people have seen. I couldn't help but imagine the actors as I read the story attempting to recreate the film in my mind.
This is a great representation of a well-written movie novel, the descriptive texts transported me straight back to the film and I was watching it all over again. It does have one flaw, in my opinion, the final standoff with the Queen seemed to lack the tense nature of the film and seemed rushed (maybe the author was running out on the page count).
Ultimately no surprises to this book, this is a great fan read but watch the movie first, you really won't regret it. Alan Dean Foster has a great way of sucking me into the tale and making me a part of the experience once more and I find that is the best compliment I can give the author. And I give it freely.
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