Children of Dune (Dune #3) - Frank Herbert6.88

Serial publication in Analog magazine 1976. First book edition 1976.

Hugo Award nominee 1977.

The epic that began with the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning classic DUNE continues...

The sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone.

But for the children of Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the planet's economy.

Leto and Ghanima, Paul Atreides's twin children and his heirs, can see possible solutions – but fanatics begin to challenge the rule of the all-powerful Atreides empire, and more than economic disaster threatens...

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Release date: 1976
Genres: science fiction
Average rating: 6.88/10
Total ratings: 25
Updated: August 16, 2021

Dune :: Series

Belongs to the series Dune Universe

The Great Dune Trilogy8.00
Dune (Dune #1)8.38
Dune Messiah (Dune #2)7.04
Children of Dune (Dune #3)6.88
God Emperor of Dune (Dune #4)6.06
Heretics of Dune (Dune #5)5.50
Chapterhouse: Dune (Dune #6)5.90


6/10 |
June 30, 2008
I have to admit that I was disappointed with Children of Dune. It isn't the worst science fiction book I've read, but it isn't the best either. In my opinion Children of Dune is a mediocre science fiction book. Children of Dune is a bit weak when ...