Dune

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Aug 15, 1977
225 Reviews

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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Overall the writing is lush, emotive and action-packed. - Goodreads
I feel the ending was stunted. - Goodreads
Part 3 was very easy to read. - Goodreads
There are a few awesome battles weaved in the plot. - Goodreads
I had some great visuals throughout the book. - Goodreads
Dune, without a doubt, is a masterpiece of writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing

I spent my childhood on Neopets, not realising that the site had 34% referenced Dune until I left it. This book brought back some good times, man. It's also a corker of a book, but goes on about water a bit much. Read full review

Review: Dune (Dune Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Elena Sands - Goodreads

How do I even begin? This is probably my favorite book of all time, even above Tolkein's books. (oh no she didn't!). I read this as a teenager and fell in love. I read it again every few years to see ... Read full review

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About the author (1977)

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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