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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Luc Besson, 2017

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Christie Golden, 2017

NOVELIZATION

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: The Official Movie Novelization is a movie novelization written by Christie Golden in 2017 and based on the movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, directed by Luc Besson in 2017. The movie features Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Ethan Hawke, Rihanna, Herbert Hancock, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is based on

Comic Book cover
Valerian (1970)
Comic Book by Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mézières

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RATING

6.5

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Movie Poster: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Luc Besson, 2017)

7.3

/ 10

Book Cover: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Christie Golden, 2017)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, the 2017 book by Christie Golden.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Read by: Saskia Maarleveld

Storyline

In the 28th century, due to cooperation between the Earth’s countries (beginning with the ASTP of 1975) and extraterrestrial peoples, the former International Space Station has been expanded until its mass threatens to cause it to fall out of orbit. En route to a mission, Valerian dreams of a planet, Mül, where a low-tech humanoid race lives peacefully.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, the 2017 movie by Luc Besson

Year

2017

Minutes

136

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Country: France

Year: 2017

Length: 2h16m

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Cover of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, the 2017 book by Christie Golden

Year

2017

Pages

285

Book Rate

7.38

S: Goodreads

Book

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Subtitle: The Official Movie Novelization

Country: USA

First published in: 2017

Length: 285 pages

Genre: Fiction

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