Dune

Dune

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Set 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 for...

When 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 dream.

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Original, first edition from 1965 can be found here.

Title:Dune
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780593099322
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    Dune Reviews

  • Rajat Ubhaykar

    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 more. Go grab a copy.Machiavellian intrigue, mythology, religion, politics, imper...

  • Jay

    If this is the gold standard against which all science fiction must measure and be judged, let's just blow our brains out right now and call it a day. As far as I can tell, Dune largely inspires two p...

  • Yun

    Let me start by first apologizing to everyone who loves this classic. I don't doubt Dune was something special when it first came out in the 1960s. But reading it for the first time today, it feels ho...

  • Manny

    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...

  • John Wiswell

    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 an...

  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    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 ki...

  • Ayman

    60 pages in and then i DNFed. world building is literally shit in this book. i wanted to read this book just in case i accidentally bumped into Timothée or Zendaya but i really tried being ✨that bi...

  • Lala BooksandLala

    just when you thought 2021 couldn't get any weirder....

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    LOOK DAMN IT! OMG!Mel 🖤🐶🐺🐾••••••••••••••••I was so worried that I wouldn't understand a thing in this book. I will admit there are some things that went ove...

  • Jack Edwards

    While the cultural impact of this book is indisputable, I couldn't help feeling incredibly underwhelmed when reading it. Even the plot couldn't save Dune, since it's spoiled at every juncture by 'Prin...