Chapterhouse: Dune (Dune, #6)
Publish date: April 1st 1985
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group (T)
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#6)
I had such a hard time getting through this book, and this is coming from someone who liked God Emperor of Dune. I think so much of the beginning is banter back and forth about what to do about the Honored Matres, the story wore out on me. Although the ending gave everything the story had set up, wi...
This is a book best read immediately after Herbert's preceding volume, Heretics of Dune. This I did not do, which may have been the reason why I did not like it as much as his previous books in the series. Then again, it may have also been the repetitiveness of the book, as it seemed by the point th...
Never finished this one.
Book: 3 starsAudio CD: 3 starsIn Dune, Frank Herbert achieved a near perfect balance of story, character and exposition. In fact, the story and characters expressed the themes of the book, and Herbert avoided long, philosophical discursions. Dune is a self-contained novel needing no prequels or sequ...