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The Butlerian Jihad - Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
The Butlerian Jihad
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Frank Herbert's Dune series is one of the great creations of imaginative literature, science fiction's answer to The Lord of the Rings.Decades after Herbert's original novels, the Dune saga was continued by Frank Herbert's son, Brian Herbert, in collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson. Working from... show more
Frank Herbert's Dune series is one of the great creations of imaginative literature, science fiction's answer to The Lord of the Rings.Decades after Herbert's original novels, the Dune saga was continued by Frank Herbert's son, Brian Herbert, in collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson. Working from Frank Herbert's own notes, the acclaimed authors reveal the chapter of the Dune saga most eagerly anticipated by readers: the Butlerian Jihad.Throughout the Dune novels, Frank Herbert frequently referred to the war in which humans wrested their freedom from "thinking machines." In Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson bring to life the story of that war, a tale previously seen only in tantalizing hints and clues. Finally, we see how Serena Butler's passionate grief ignites the struggle that will liberate humans from their machine masters; here is the amazing tale of the Zensunni Wanderers, who escape bondage to flee to the desert world where they will declare themselves the Free Men of Dune. And here is the backward, nearly forgotten planet of Arrakis, where traders have discovered the remarkable properties of the spice melange....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780765340771 (0765340771)
ASIN: 765340771
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 684
Edition language: English
Series: Legends of Dune (#1)
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nouveau
nouveau rated it
2.0 The Butlerian Jihad (Legends of Dune, Book 1)
actually the book is not that bad. it's just a question of committing sacrilege on Frank Herbert...
84, Charing Cross Road
84, Charing Cross Road rated it
3.0 The Butlerian Jihad
Buen entretenimiento. Space Opera a la antigua que no defrauda. Por favor, no comparar esta trilogía con la original Dune.
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
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Thou shalt not make a book in the likeness of a Dune.Didn't any enterprising Iranian cleric even consider a fatwa? And, by the way, "to-read" actually means "not to read, unless threatened with waterboarding, stress positions, dogs and sleep deprivation". Even then, I'd try to hold out a bit.
"Check Six"
"Check Six" rated it
3.0
The Dune universe is just so interesting and this is not a bad addition. Lots of new planets, people and creatures to keep track of.
"Check Six"
"Check Six" rated it
3.0
The Dune universe is just so interesting and this is not a bad addition. Lots of new planets, people and creatures to keep track of.
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