The Dark Knight Rises by Greg Cox
The Official Movie Novelization

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If you loved the movie and want to experience it once again, but with the extra details that only a book can give to a scene, then pick up a copy of The Dark Knight Rises
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Synopsis

Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman return in the thrilling and hotly anticipated conclusion to Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy.

The blockbuster movie will introduce new faces to the franchise as well, including Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway), Bane (Tom Hardy), John Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and Miranda Tate (Marion Cotillard).

From the team that brought you Inception, The Dark Knight Rises is guaranteed to be the blockbuster hit of 2012. This enthralling official novelization will transport fans into a Gotham City once again under threat.

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About Greg Cox

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Greg Cox is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels and short stories. He has written the official movie novelizations of Daredevil, Ghost Rider, Death Defying Acts, and the first three Underworld movies, as well as books and stories based on such popular series as Alias, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, CSI, Farscape, The 4400, The Green Hornet, The Phantom, Roswell, Star Trek, Terminator, Warehouse 13, Xena: Warrior Princess, and Zorro. He has received two Scribe Awards from the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. He lives in Oxford, Pennsylvania. Visit him at GregCox-author.com.
 
Published July 31, 2012 by Titan Books. 236 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction
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Critic reviews for The Dark Knight Rises
All: 8 | Positive: 5 | Negative: 3

Wired

Excellent
Reviewed by Nicole Wakelin on Aug 02 2012

If you loved the movie and want to experience it once again, but with the extra details that only a book can give to a scene, then pick up a copy of The Dark Knight Rises

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Alternative Magazine Online

Below average
Reviewed by Marty Mulrooney on May 09 2012

...it’s merely a good (passable) novelisation of a great film – nothing more, nothing less.

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City of Films

Excellent
Reviewed by Ryan on Jul 26 2012

While The Dark Knight Rises novel is by no means a replacement for the movie, it is a fantastic companion.

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Graeme's Fantasy Book Review

Good
Reviewed by Graeme Flory on Aug 02 2012

...I liked the way that Cox takes time to give us a little more insight into each character. Little things like that make this book more than just a ‘book of the film’.

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The Skinny

Below average
Reviewed by Johnny Chess

This book, presumably written to a tight deadline, is a proficient page turner which races through its plot, but no more than that.

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Reel Recon

Good
Reviewed by Evan Crean on Aug 19 2012

Cox doesn’t merely do justice to adapting the film; he seizes the opportunity to enhance its story with colorful language and additional characters.

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Fanboy Comics

Good
Reviewed by Bryant Dillon on Aug 14 2012

The Dark Knight Rises is an interesting and exciting read and is sure to be a great addition to any bat cave!

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Comic Book Movie

Below average
Reviewed by Mark Cassidy on Aug 03 2012

The actual writing is merely..adequate. I mean as I said, you can't expect to have your mind blown with lyrical prose in one of these novelizations, but sometimes it does feel a bit too sloppy.

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