[Reading] ➸ Dune Author Frank Herbert – Furosemidelasix.info

Dune A Deluxe Hardcover Edition Of Frank Herbert S Epic Masterpiece A Triumph Of The Imagination And One Of The Bestselling Science Fiction Novels Of All Time This Deluxe Hardcover Edition Of Dune Includes An Iconic New Cover Stained Edges And Fully Illustrated Endpapers A Beautifully Designed Poster On The Interior Of The Jacket A Redesigned World Map Of Dune An Updated Introduction By Brian HerbertSet On The Desert Planet Arrakis, Dune Is The Story Of The Boy Paul Atreides, Heir To A Noble Family Tasked With Ruling An Inhospitable World Where The Only Thing Of Value Is The Spice Melange, A Drug Capable Of Extending Life And Enhancing Consciousness Coveted Across The Known Universe, Melange Is A Prize Worth Killing ForWhen House Atreides Is Betrayed, The Destruction Of Paul S Family Will Set The Boy On A Journey Toward A Destiny Greater Than He Could Ever Have Imagined And As He Evolves Into The Mysterious Man Known As Muad Dib, He Will Bring To Fruition Humankind S Most Ancient And Unattainable DreamA Stunning Blend Of Adventure And Mysticism, Environmentalism And Politics, Dune Won The First Nebula Award, Shared The Hugo Award, And Formed The Basis Of What Is Undoubtedly The Grandest Epic In Science Fiction


10 thoughts on “Dune

  1. says:

    There s a characteristically witty essay by Borges about a man who rewrites Don Quixote, many centuries after Cervantes He publishes a novel with the same title, containing the same words in the same order But, as Borges shows you, the diffe


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    No one should argue the importance Dune It laid the foundations for a great deal of the themes and constructs in modern science fiction Frank Herbert was as important to the genre as Isaac Asimov and Arthur Clarke Unfortunately, just like them, he s q


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    Nope Sorry I don t get it.I was able to finish it by listening to the audiobook but I was bored throughout the whole 21h.So many descriptions anyone else found the way Paul s mom describing him kinda weird And let s not even mention how many times I laughed at the mai


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    In my head, the purpose of this review is very clear It is to convince YOU to read this book Yes, you Waste time no Go grab a copy.Machiavellian intrigue, mythology, religion, politics, imperialism, environmentalism, the nature of power All this set in a mind boggling, frighte


  5. says:

    Dune.No other single syllable means as much to the science fiction genre, a single word that conjures images of sandworms, spice wars, great battles between rival dynastic families and a massively detailed and intricately crafted universe No wonder this is widely regarded as not just a S


  6. says:

    I m sort of tempted to try this again I don t think it ll be worth the hassle though I could never give Dune five stars because I really struggled to get into the novel in the beginning It has taken me almost two months to read This, for me, is a very long time to spend on a book It took me so lon


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    Update 1.99 on kindle US today 8 6 17I was so worried that I wouldn t understand a thing in this book I will admit there are some things that went over my head but for the most part I figured it out I remember a billion and 65 years ago I watched the movie and was like what the Basically all I remember is S


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    Update 8 28 17Re read Number 13 I cry when Paul meets Gurney I shiver when Jessica consoles Chani I m awestruck by the peaks and troughs of time, free will, and the weakness in Paul even as he heroically strives against the evil that is about to be unleashed upon the universe sigh Perfection Easily the number one boo


  9. says:

    I blame the movie.I was an avid but novice fantasy and sci fi reader in 1984 when David Lynch s Dune rolled out as a big budget adaptation of the 1965 classic book It was an artistic and box office failure with Roger Ebert calling it a real mess, an incomprehensible, ugly, unstructured, pointless excursion Numerous refe


  10. says:

    Ok, my only reference for Dune was the 1984 movie with Kyle MacLachlan And, honestly, it was the main reason I ve always wanted to read this book Ohmygod look what that fake looking piece of plastic shit is doing to poor MacLachlan s nose How was he even able to act with that thing pushing his nostrils to the side of his face I can t


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