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Dune - Frank Herbert
Dune
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After facing masses of rejection letters, Frank Herbert finally published Dune in 1965. More than thirty years later, his magnificent Dune chronicles have sold more copies than any other science fiction novels in history. This first book is set on the desert planet Arrakis, a world drawn as... show more
After facing masses of rejection letters, Frank Herbert finally published Dune in 1965. More than thirty years later, his magnificent Dune chronicles have sold more copies than any other science fiction novels in history. This first book is set on the desert planet Arrakis, a world drawn as vividly and terrifyingly as any in literature. Dune begins the story of the man known as Maud'dib, a hero who will guide his great family in their ambition to bring about humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream to found the perfect society. Perhaps only J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings has as loyal a following as Frank Herbert's masterpiece. But no work of science fiction has had as profound an imaginative influence. "Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious." (Robert Heinlein, master sci-fi writer)
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ISBN: 073663763X
Publisher: Books on Tape
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#1)
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That's What I'm Talking About
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5.0 #Audiobook Review: Dune by Frank Herbert
I often say that Duke is one of the best books ever written, a "classic;" however, I hadn't read it in at least 15 years. Now that I'm such an audiobook fan, I wanted to revisit Dune to discover if I still enjoyed it. The answer is YES! The story of Paul Muad'Dib, the heir to the Atreides dukedom,...
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0.0 Weirding It Out without Weird Enough: Dune Re-Read Update #3
Brief Recap 1. We meet Kynes, the Emperor appointed ecologist on Arrakis who is also a whole lot more but not letting on. People are scared of him and by people, I mean Harkonnen spies! He plans on hating the Atreides but they are just too cute and cuddly for him to loathe. Oh, and he is beginning...
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5.0 Dune (Dune Chronicles #1)
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Book Blog (S. Thomas Kaza)
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5.0 Dune by Frank Herbert
It is an absolute classic. I lost myself in it when I was a teenager. It still continues to live up to its reputation. The story brings so many themes and characters together. There are politics, low drama, high drama, battles, ecological discussions, philosophical discourses, religion, spirituality...
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5.0 Dune by Frank Herbert
Set in a sweeping science fiction universe, the human empire is vast and complicated. Spice, from the planet Arrakis (aka Dune) powers it all, sometimes in subtle ways and sometimes in not so subtle ways. For years, the Harkonnen family has managed Dune for the Emperor, but now the Emperor has hande...
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