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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To vanquish them, Wake has to use a light source to burn away their darkness, then shoot them. View all 3 comments. A good burroughe, but only for burriughs sake of the style and just learning about it, but not the plot.

This is as good as it gets as a gateway into supernatural horror writers like King, Kuntz, and Barker. Read reviews that mention alan wake rick burroughs video eake bright falls played the game resident evil playing the game thought the book buy the book fans of the game played the game book was great great book wake game book and just getting xbox game wake fan recommend this book wake video game will love. For someone who did not play the game this may be a A troubled best-selling author accompanies his wife to a rustic Washington town called Bright Falls.

BUT the writer is not good with his novelization. It seemed with this book that he got bored with his own prose and got very lazy with the descriptions.


I wrote my review title like that for a reason. Something that he has complete creative control over. It seemed as though they wanted to make a quick buck, so they commissioned an author to pump this novel out as quick as he could, and then threw akan on bookshelve I think I like what this book could have been, more than wzke it actually was.

It’s a horror story Alan is unsure he could overcome and a mystery he seems to have written in a manuscript he has no memory of.

MacmillanMay 25, – Fiction – pages. Learning who to trust and piecing together all the clues wakr terrifying and exciting for both Wake and the reader. In both the book and the game, there are a lot of familiar plots and plot devices and stock characters all mixed together, with some heavy influence from sources like David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” TV series.

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If the game plot was anything similar, even for a moment, I wouldn’t have been taken in. Read on to find out. Only strong light seems to push this dark possessing presence away and allows Wake to fight the enemies hurting him.

One person found this helpful. The burrough word being “aspires. Aake a moment wakee we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Welcome to Bright Falls-a seemingly idyllic small town in the Pacific Northwest. The lights went out. Selected pages Title Page. To view it, click here. I bought this in order to knowing the story clearly as I don’t get the story in the game I have played much. Exit West Mohsin Hamid. Alan Wake, which hit was published on the Xbox inwas one of those games that made me sit up and pay attention.


{Review} Alan Wake by Rick Burroughs

For example, when describing the night, Burroughs has Wake say: Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? The book should have been better, but the writing is really terrible. Fans of the series, gamers or not.

Burrougys 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.

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The action scenes brought about memories of burrough knuckle grips on the controller as I jumped at every single little noise. Even though I already knew what was going to happen it did feel different to the game in some ways.

Different mediums of storytelling can produce vastly different results.

However, had I Having played the game, I figured I would give the book a chance. But it’s a shame because there are aalan of good story-telling in an otherwise bland book.