God Emperor of Dune

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Penguin, Sep 2, 2008 - Fiction - 432 pages
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Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity hangs on his awesome sacrifice...

"Rich fare...heady stuff."--Los Angeles Times


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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

Didn't like it the first time through in the early 80's. Read it again, and see why I struggled. It's not a quick or easy read, but had some good and thought-provoking parts. I've picked up the 5th ... Read full review

Review: God Emperor of Dune (Dune Chronicles #4)

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Indeed, this is the weirdest book so far. It takes place some 4000 years after the events of the 3rd book. Leto II is more worm than human and... there is really not much else happening. It's mostly ... 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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