With its 35th anniversary, a new video game, Ripley collectibles, and even a trilogy of novels all upcoming for the classic Alien, what better time to re-release Alien: The Official Movie Novelization? Take a few moments and check out an excerpt.
Alan Dean Foster’s long out-of-print adaptation Alien: The Official Movie Novelization, available tomorrow (April 15th) from Titan Books, is considered one of the defining novelizations ever written, setting the standard for those that followed.
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Since its release in May 1979, Alien has garnered iconic status, reaping critical acclaim as well as box office success, and this May marks its much-celebrated 35th anniversary. Seamlessly blending the interstellar science fiction with dark, moody horror, Alien: The Official Movie Novelization allows fans to rediscover the unparalleled exhilaration and sheer terror of the legendary film.
A crew of spaceship Nostromo is suddenly woken up from a cryogenic sleep because of mysterious signals coming from an unknown planet and received by a ship computer. The astronauts land on the planet surface and go to investigate an alien spaceship where one of them is attacked by an alien which fastens itself on his face. When the crew returns to their ship and abandon the planet, nobody forefeels that the real horror will begin very soon…
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