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Alan Wake is a novel by Rick Burroughs, based on the Alan Wake video game. It was released May, 25th The plot matches that of Alan Wake video game. Alan Wake by Rick Burroughs – book cover, description, publication history. 22 Jun Alan Wake by Rick Burroughs, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Much like “Flashforward” by Robert J. If the game plot was anything similar, even for a moment, I wouldn’t have been taken in. Tor Books Same Genre. I enjoyed reading Alan Wake, but my review will probably be somewhat biased because I cannot help but to compare it to the xbox game. If you wanna read some new kind of horror with an interesting story and not mind at writing. It seemed with this book that he got bored with his own prose and got very lazy with the descriptions.

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A good read, but burroighs for the sake of the style and just learning about it, but not the plot. My ontry true complain was the insistence on some of the description about how Alan shoot down the big Taken shooting them 3 times, that was very gamey and details like that can be polished.

Jun 26, Trevor Firetog rated it liked it Shelves: Alan Wake Rick Burroughs Limited preview – The ending is another crucial part of the story Burroughs did with an interesting style. The meta-narrative contained within the burrooughs, linking Alan Wake and Thomas Zane, both writers whom the Dark Presence wkae to feed off of, is well-handled. Previous page of related Sponsored Products.


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{Review} Alan Wake by Rick Burroughs

Welcome to Bright Falls-a seemingly idyllic small burrouvhs in the Pacific Northwest. Smart plots, snappy writing, and fast action. I love the franchise so I gave it 4 stars. To vanquish them, Wake has to use a light source to burn away their darkness, then shoot them.

{Review} Alan Wake by Rick Burroughs | Mother/Gamer/Writer

I knew upfront that it was based in the Video Game. Friend Request Laura Marshall. Shortly after arriving in their cabin, a force of darkness kidnaps Alice and Alan wakes up in a car crash almost two weeks later. Showing of 48 reviews.

She glanced over at Alan. Jan 17, Joe Hempel rated it it was ok.

The author is a new novelist, and this is his first. Instead, I was treated to an extensive summary of a story I already experienced In a nutshell it was a fast paced action novel, with loads of fun moments and overall entertaining.

I found myself far more interested in the author’s story based on his About The Author and the dedication he makes then the book. Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on Amazon.

I found the random manuscript pages more spoiling when you did know the story, and if you didn’t, the sudden offset of setting and plot direction caused you to lose interest faster then what should be allowed. And here comes the bad. The book skips over most of the main battles of the game, spending a lot of time in conversations between Wake and Barry going over the exposition of the plot.

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She is strong, but displays an irrational fear of the dark, a theme that plays heavily throughout the book. After all the hype on the game, I have to say I was never a fan, and while I understand the novel isn’t a pristine replica of what the game is, I’d rather stay away. The perfect place for Alan Wake, a bestselling crime novelist, and his wife, Alice, to relax for a few weeks.

It was the plot, and the idea entirely. But if you’re not interested in the video game, I doubt reading the book would entertain you very much.

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It’s reaching out now, turning the townsfolk into mindless killers. I get how the game revels in all the cliches of various genres, but they don’t come off as humorous in the book. Paperbackpages. They try to set up a dichotomy with the town of Bright Falls and a “twilight Zone” style TV show called “Night Springs” to represent the dark and light sides of the adventure.

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