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Children of Dune - Frank Herbert
Children of Dune
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The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! In this third installment, the sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone. But for the children of... show more
The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! In this third installment, the sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone. But for the children of Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the planet's economy. Leto and Ghanima, Paul Atreides's twin children and his heirs, can see possible solutions--but fanatics begin to challenge the rule of the all-powerful Atreides empire, and more than economic disaster threatens...
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780441015900 (0441015905)
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#3)
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Gene
Gene rated it
3.0 Children of Dune
One of Paul’s twins is supposed to become an Emperor of the mighty interplanetary Empire created by great Muad’dib. The only slight problem is that nobody at all – and I do mean absolutely nobody – wants this to happen. This includes the twins themselves. Plots within plot within plots are brewing a...
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. ...
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