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Children of Dune (original 1976; edition 1991)

by Frank Herbert

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Title:Children of Dune
Authors:Frank Herbert
Info:Ace Books (1991), Paperback
Collections:Read but unowned, SciFi Fantasy
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Children of Dune by Frank Herbert (1976)

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  Carl.S | Apr 4, 2015 |
It took me a bit longer to get into this book than the two previous. Once I got to know the twins better however, I quickly found myself completely engrosed once more.

The original Dune is of course a really tough book to match. And while I'm not sure this story does hold up to the original, that is not to say this book is not good. It does feel a bit more pretentious though and some of the "smartness" of the series is getting old. The end really made it for me though, so four stars. I'm already looking forward to reading it again! ( )
  swampygirl | Feb 27, 2015 |
Much better than the preceding and following books in the series. Almost as good as Dune itself. ( )
  VincentDarlage | Jan 30, 2015 |
I'm still amazed that it took me this long to read this book (series).
I still feel that this book has a lot of what I fell for when I first read Dune...it's got that mysticism mixed with sci-fi mixed with human nature that I can not stop reading! The turns that this book took I can not say were completely unexpected but there were a few that I either did not understand at first or were just outside my scope. ( )
  gopfolk | Dec 1, 2014 |
They get better with each book. ( )
  Melissaberry | Sep 5, 2014 |
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Pennington, Brucesecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Siudmak, WojciechCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stuyter, M.K.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Bev: Out of the wonderful commitment of our love and to share her beauty and her wisdom for she truly inspired this book.
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A spot of light appeared on the deep red rug which covered the raw rock of the cave floor.
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Trapped by prescience
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On the planet of Aurakis, men, nature, and time attend the messianic and evolutionary growth of Leto and his twin sister Ghanima, children and successors of the mighty Muad'Dib.

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