Heretics of Dune

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Ace Books, 1987 - Fiction - 471 pages
63 Reviews
With more than ten million copies sold, Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune books stand among the major achievements of the human imagination. In this, the fifth and most spectacular Dune book of all, the planet Arrakis--now called Rakis--is becoming desert again. The Lost Ones are returning home from the far reaches of space. The great sandworms are dying. And the children of Dune's children awaken from empire as from a dream, wielding the new power of a heresy called love...

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The ending was acceptable, but nothing special. - Goodreads
Too much is left unclear to form a coherent plot. - Goodreads
However...this book has a shitty ending. - Goodreads
Herbert ain't no sex writer, that much is for sure. - Goodreads

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User Review  - AuntieClio - LibraryThing

I was Warned about this book, but didn't find it horrible and am not sorry I read it. However, I will say, there were so many factions fighting over I'm not sure what that I was confused some times ... Read full review

Review: Heretics of Dune (Dune Chronicles #5)

User Review  - Dorian DW - Goodreads

Heretics of Dune makes a strong return to one of the themes that made the original Dune so good: political intrigue. With the absolute power of the multi-millennial Atreides dynasty (a central theme ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, and educated at the University of Washington, Seattle. He worked a wide variety of jobs--including TV cameraman, radio commentator, oyster diver, jungle survival instructor, lay analyst, creative writing teacher, reporter and editor of several West Coast newspapers--before becoming a full-time writer. He died in 1986.

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