Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 15th 1987
Pages no: 533
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#1)
The masterpiece of science fiction and probably the best-known book of the genre to general audiences, is more the examination of humanity and the environment than technology. Frank Herbert’s Dune changed the emphasis of the genre from technology to the future of humanity from beings to various fac...
This is not the first time I've read Dune, but I haven't read any of the other books in the series. One interesting thing is that the author, Frank Herbert was a speechwriter in the '50s, so you see the behind the scene workings in the running of governments of the Dune universe. Herbert won a Hugo...
Il força l'allure et perçut le froissement des robes derrière lui. Il pensa alors aux paroles du sirat qu'il avait lues dans la minuscule Bible Catholique Orange de Yueh : "Le Paradis sur ma droite, l'Enfer sur ma gauche et l'Ange de la Mort derrière moi", et il se les répéta plusieurs fois.La voix ...
A great book full of grand themes.Time has only made it grander in its vision. I mean, there was a time when Islam wasn't the great, dangerous "other" to Western eyes. Moderate Islam had an appeal to the west, for example, Goethe's west-eastern Divan. Dune stands in this tradition. It describes a wo...
I've come to this book later than most, and I'm so glad I did. I'll start with the criticism. First let me acknowledge that, as a book published in 1965, Dune contains a few elements that are likely to be problematic to the modern reader. The world depicted (which is an active choice made by the aut...