Review: Dune

Written by Elke - 5.0

This book has got all which makes it a marvellous book. The author managed to describe the main characters in a few well-chosen sentences without tiring descriptions and explanations - brilliant! The story itself is quite straightforward but never boring - on the contrary. Each chapter brings new aspects of Dune to the reader. Although I've seen from your reviews and the rating that the second book is not so good, I'll give it a try. At least, I'm forewarned ;-)
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About the Book :: Dune

Frank Herbert Release date: 1965
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction
Tags: hugo award, nebula award

Serial publication in Analog magazine 1963–1964. First book edition 1965.

Hugo Award 1966, Nebula Award 1966.

The most famous, widely acclaimed and popular of all sf novels

The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the ... (more)

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