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The epic that began with the HUGO and NEBULA Award-winning classic DUNE — now a major motion picture from the director of Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival — continues …
More than three thousand years have passed since the first events recorded in DUNE. Only one link survives with those tumultuous times: the grotesque figure of Leto Atreides, son of the prophet Paul Muad’Dib, and now the virtually immortal God Emperor of Dune.
He alone understands the future, and he knows with a terrible certainty that the evolution of his race is at an end unless he can breed new qualities into his species.
But to achieve his final victory, Leto Atreides must also bring about his own downfall …
Read the series which inspired the 2021 Denis Villeneuve epic film adaptation, Dune, starring Oscar Isaac, Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Josh Brolin.
I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings
Arthur C. Clarke on Dune
It is possible that Dune is even more relevant now than when it was first published
The New Yorker on Dune
An astonishing science fiction phenomenon
The Washington Post on Dune
One of the monuments of modern science fiction
The Chicago Tribune on Dune
Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious
Robert A. Heinlein on Dune
A novel of extraordinary complexity ... the work of a speculative intellect with few rivals in modern SF
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction on Dune
A tight mesmerising fabric, interwoven with a potent element of mysticism ... intensely realised
Brian W. Aldiss on Dune
A fourth visit to distant Arrakis that is every bit as fascinating as the other three -- every bit as timely