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God Emperor of Dune - Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert
God Emperor of Dune
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A beautiful new package with a new introduction? Millennia have passed on Arrakis, and the oncedesert planet is green with life. Leto Atreides, the son of the world?s savior, the Emperor Paul Muad?Dib, is still alive but far from human. To preserve humanity?s future, he sacrificed his own by... show more
A beautiful new package with a new introduction? Millennia have passed on Arrakis, and the oncedesert planet is green with life. Leto Atreides, the son of the world?s savior, the Emperor Paul Muad?Dib, is still alive but far from human. To preserve humanity?s future, he sacrificed his own by merging with a sandworm, granting him nearimmortality as God Emperor of Dune for the past 3,500 years. Leto?s rule is not a benevolent one. His transformation has not only made his appearance inhuman, but his morality. A rebellion has risen to oppose the despot?s rule, led by Siona, a member of the Atreides family. But Siona is unaware that Leto?s vision of a Golden Path for humanity requires her to fulfill a destiny she never wanted?or could possibly conceive?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780441016310 (0441016316)
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#4)
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: God Emperor of Dune
I make a lot of reading promises. You want me to read your favorite book? Sure, I'd love to. Let me add it to my list and I'll probably get around to it sometime in the next decade. I have the best intentions, but when it comes to books, I get easily distracted.Thus the promise I made to my brother-...
Gene
Gene rated it
2.0 God Emperor of Dune
Thirty five hundred years has passed since the end of the previous book. Leto II (I will just call him Leto for the sake of brevity) has been the God Emperor of the known Universe practically all this time. He is not shy about using pure despotic methods of governing when he feels like it. Unfortuna...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
3.0 God Emperor of Dune
With this book, Herbert continues to talk about power, and this time he takes a look at what happens when someone has an infinite amount of it. Leto II, the son of Paul Muad'Dib, has become mostly sandworm, thanks to his beginning transformation that took place at the end of Children of Dune. His ...
caseyreads
caseyreads rated it
I didn't mind the philosophy and minor action. I thoroughly enjoy Herbert's musings. Just keep this in mind that this isn't like the previous books. It's more of a thoughful interlude in the large scheme of things. Enjoy it slowly and think about what Leto says. This book really enhances your unders...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
3.0 God Emperor of Dune
An unsual book, a relief in some ways after the horrors that came before it; there are horrors in here of course (not the good ones, or even those found in drafty corridors and flickering lamps and inescapable dampness, but the common horror of being trapped in a story with hundreds and hundreds of ...
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