Publish date: January 1st 2004
Pages no: 278
Edition language: Italian
A group of government agents are sent to investigate a mysterious farm in Oregon. The farm is a front for a massive cult attempting to build a society modeled on an insect hive, oh and they are also building a super weapon capable of destroying the world. As a reader you naturally want to support ...
If it wasn't for Dune, I suspect nobody these days would be reading anything of Herbert's. This was about some sort of weird "next step in human evolution", along the insect lines. Humans turning into insect like society, under the nose of regular humans. Infatuation with sex, underground tight-kn...
This was the first book I've read by Frank Herbert. From what I've read about its background, it wasn't one of his best. It was written on commission in just a few weeks. I enjoyed many parts of it, but to be truthful, parts of it dragged along. Herbert paints a vivid and pretty believable picture o...
Admittedly, I am a Frank Herbert fanboy.The Good: Frank is always good at the big concepts and all his trademarks are here. Focus on ecological impact, genetics, evolution of the human species. What's interesting here, as opposed to say the Dune Chronicles or the Dosadi Experiment, is the breeding/f...
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