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God Emperor of Dune - Community Reviews back

by Frank Herbert
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 2 years ago
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-...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it 5 years ago
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 rated it 8 years ago
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...
A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it 8 years ago
An unusual 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, flickering lamps, and inescapable dampness, but the common horror of being trapped in a story with hundreds and hundreds of p...
NinthWanderer rated it 10 years ago
I liked the way this book took the series in a new direction.
Books with a Beu
Books with a Beu rated it 12 years ago
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...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it 37 years ago
Useful background book to read if you've ever thought you might like to rule the Universe. It's a really terrible job.
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