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Children of Dune - Frank Herbert
Children of Dune
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The desert planet of Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life-giving spice is abundant. The nine-year-old royal twins, possesing their father's supernatural powers, are being groomed as Messiahs. But there are those who think the Imperium does not need messiahs...
The desert planet of Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life-giving spice is abundant. The nine-year-old royal twins, possesing their father's supernatural powers, are being groomed as Messiahs. But there are those who think the Imperium does not need messiahs...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441104024 (0441104029)
ASIN: 441104029
Publisher: Ace/Berkley Publishing
Pages no: 408
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#3)
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: Children of Dune
These novels are so ridiculous with their Year 21000 A.D. sword fights, feudal systems, Abrahamic religion, never-ending betrayals, and attempts to create mind-blowing philosophy at every turn. What is Dune? Dune is basically a space soap opera. No one can be trusted. Every move is an expertly craft...
Kathryn Lively, Reader
Kathryn Lively, Reader rated it
3.0 Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
Book Riot 2015 Challenge: Science fiction novelI thought this was okay. I didn't enjoy it as much as Dune and Dune Messiah. It could be because I found the absence of Paul as a primary character makes a difference. The focus on Alia and Jessica and others battling for control of Paul's children drag...
Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
2.0 Children of Dune
Not that captivating like the first Dune but not that bad.
XOX
XOX rated it
5.0 Dune trilogy are the best sci-fi with a good messiah story
Dune is a great book. A book about a young man, being chased by bad guys discovered that he had the power to control the worm. The story is more like a lost prince getting back his empire. The main character, in order to gain power, use the myth of the people and turned himself into a messiah. ...
Shelf Indulgence
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4.0 Children of Dune (Dune 3)
It's fascinating to see the development of the Dune series. The first novel was a great examination of how leaders come to power; Dune Messiah was about the regrets that power can create in said leaders; and now Children of Dune is about tearing down that structure of power through corruption and c...
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