Children of Dune

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Penguin, Jun 3, 2008 - Fiction - 416 pages
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The desert planet of Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life-giving spice is abundant. The nine-year-old royal twins, possesing their father's supernatural powers, are being groomed as Messiahs.

But there are those who think the Imperium does not need messiahs...


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User Review  - Lukerik - LibraryThing

After the Abomination that was Dune Messiah, Herbert manages to get himself back on track here. The novel's main fault is that the plot depends on facts that do not accord with those established in ... Read full review

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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

Read it decades ago, but didn't care as much for it at that time as I did for the first two. So, in preparation for reading books 4 and 5 of the series, I re-read this one. Man, I forgot a lot in the ... Read full review

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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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