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Heretics of Dune - Frank Herbert
Heretics of Dune
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Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis-now called Rakis-has reverted... show more
Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis-now called Rakis-has reverted to its desert climate, and its great sandworms are dying. Now, the Lost Ones are returning home in pursuit of power. And as factions vie for control over the remnants of the Empire, a girl named Sheeana rises to prominence in the wastelands of Rakis, sending religious fervor throughout the galaxy. For she possesses the abilities of the Fremen sandriders-fulfilling a prophecy foretold by the late God Emperor...
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780441016778 (0441016774)
ASIN: 441016774
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: Dune Chronicles (#5)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
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3.0 Heretics of Dune / Frank Herbert
Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis-now called Rakis-has reverted to...
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caseyreads rated it
Heretics of Dune drew me into the story just as all of the previous four novels have done. However, the lack of an Atreides main character hurts the book. Although Duncan Idaho is a substitute, he doesn't get as much page time as Paul or Leto II. I actually liked God Emperor of Dune more than Hereti...
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4.0 Heretics of Dune (Dune)
Good Stuff! Having read Sisterhood of Dune at the same time, I was able to appreciate Frank Herbert as a superior author telling a superior story. We move away from the Direct Atreides Scions and move towards a larger scope of characters, groups of humanity as main characters, as it were.The Ben...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it
4.0 Heretics of Dune (Dune Chronicles, Book 5)
The fifth book in Frank Herbert's classic Dune series maintains the story well. It's rather fashionable to dismiss Herbert's later books, particularly the later Dune books, as inferior to the originals. But that's unfair. Heretics of Dune clearly shows that Herbert's abilities were not flagging as h...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it
4.0 Heretics of Dune (Dune Chronicles, Book 5)
The fifth book in Frank Herbert's classic Dune series maintains the story well. It's rather fashionable to dismiss Herbert's later books, particularly the later Dune books, as inferior to the originals. But that's unfair. Heretics of Dune clearly shows that Herbert's abilities were not flagging as h...
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