God Emperor of Dune
Publish date: May 1st 1983
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group (NY)
Pages no: 423
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#4)
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...
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 ...
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...
I liked the way this book took the series in a new direction.
the book is interesting, on an intellectual/philosophical level, but kinda dry on an action level. The ending, though, could be seen coming about halfway through. It became more apparent about 3/4 the way through, and even more so after that, until it is hardly even necessary to read the last 15 p...