Dune

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Berkley Books, 1984 - Dune (Imaginary place) - 535 pages
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Paul Atreides moves with his family to the planet Dune and is forced into exile when his father's government is overthrown. The first book in the series.

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I liked the ending, though. - LibraryThing
Pacing is another of Dune's weaknesses. - LibraryThing
Yet Dune speaks to it through its story telling. - LibraryThing
This book is very much about character development. - LibraryThing
I was satisfied with its ending. - LibraryThing
Yes, Frank Herbert was a good science fiction writer. - LibraryThing

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I am not normally a reader of Science Fiction, but after always hearing many good things about this book I decided to check it out at the library. I figured that if I didn't read it, or couldn't get ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarltonC - LibraryThing

I have really enjoyed reading this again after originally reading over 35 years ago. Other reviews detail the plot, so my further impressions were that: - the novel is very readable with great ... Read full review

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About the author (1984)

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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