Heretics of Dune

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Ace Books, 1987 - Fiction - 471 pages
60 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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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

There is more humour in this book than in any of the previous ones, including an interlude in which a Reverend Mother describes her sexual qualifications to another character and that character ... Read full review

Review: Heretics of Dune (Dune Chronicles #5)

User Review  - Antonio Simon Jr. - Goodreads

I did not like this novel at all, and feel it is not one of Frank Herbert's best. It takes place 1,500 years after the death of Leto Atreides II. Leto II, the god emperor of Dune, lived and reigned ... 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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