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Dune
Frank Herbert
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Morgan said:
This book was suprisingly complicated, yet easy to read. It takes place in the real world, with no fantisy, unless you count being placed about a million or two years in the future. About a boy/man of 15 years, this book explors the world of Mentat, or human/computer, training, the desert planet Arakes, the fremen, or natives of Arakes, the highly adictive and potent spice, and the effect all of this has on the boy/man Paul Atrades, heir to the Duke Leto and Oh so much more. If this made sence and you haven't read the book, then I'm scared. So, therefore, READ THIS BOOK 'CAUSE IT'S REALLY COOL!
posted Jun 23, 2004
Morgan said:
i thought it was very cool. it was about these people who went to a desert planet and the main guy, Paul, survives an asationation attempt with his mother and joins a small band of fremen or desert dwellers. he survives to reclame the throne of the planet and kills the emperor. it did get kinda boring in the middle, though. [Series: Dune #1]
posted May 9, 2006 at 11:08AM
Avatar for Jody W. Jody W. said:
This novel won the Nebula Award in 1966. More than 30 years later it’s still fascinating and a great adventure story. It’s kind of like Lawrence of Arabia meets Star Wars.
posted Feb 19, 2010 at 10:49AM
Avatar for Jody W. Jody W. said:
Won the 1965 Nebula Award.
posted Jul 25, 2011 at 12:02PM
Avatar for Jody W. Jody W. said:
Won the 1966 Hugo Award. Tied with Roger Zelazny's "...And Call Me Conrad"
posted Jul 25, 2011 at 3:04PM
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main characters Paul Atreides
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Age: Young adult
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Son of the ruling family of Arrakis.

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