The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery and it duly comes - but from a shockingly unexpected place. Then, when Paul succeeds his father, he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wanderlustlover - LibraryThing
Spring 2020 (April - Sarah's BookClub for May); I wanted to like this book so much more than I ended up liking this book. I should have taken it as a sign, when the first time I picked it up a few ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - leah152 - LibraryThing
Dune........ Oh boy. I actually really didn't enjoy this very much. Not until the early 300's anyway. I'm not going to give you the story outline, if you haven't read it by now, there's a movie coming ... Read full review