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Duna (1965)

de Frank Herbert

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Sèrie: Dune (1), Dune: Complete Chronology (13)

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37,91962049 (4.27)7 / 1011
Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family-and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what it undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.… (més)
  1. 3111
    La Fundació de Isaac Asimov (Patangel, JonTheTerrible, philAbrams)
    JonTheTerrible: The pace of these books are similar as well as the topics they cover: society and government. The science plays only a small role in both books but is present enough to successfully build the worlds in which the characters inhabit.
  2. 183
    Hyperion de Dan Simmons (corporate_clone)
    corporate_clone: It is difficult not to compare Dune and Hyperion, even though both series have major differences in terms of tone, style and philosophy. Those are two long, epic, elaborate and very ambitious sci-fi masterpieces where religion plays a key role. I would highly recommend the fans of one to check out the other.… (més)
  3. 70
    The Faded Sun Trilogy de C. J. Cherryh (reading_fox)
    reading_fox: Same basic sort of premise - SciFi set on desert worlds inspires the rise of a galactic empire, but very different outcomes!
  4. 82
    Gateway de Frederik Pohl (Vonini)
  5. 40
    A Door Into Ocean de Joan Slonczewski (Usuari anònim)
  6. 85
    Lord Valentine's Castle de Robert Silverberg (corporate_clone)
    corporate_clone: Both books are a subtle blend of science fiction and fantasy while being truly epic stories. Although Dune remains a superior literary achievement in my view, Silverberg's Majipoor series is a credible alternative.
  7. 41
    Grass de Sheri S. Tepper (MyriadBooks)
    MyriadBooks: For the description of the planet.
  8. 20
    Bright of the Sky de Kay Kenyon (amysisson)
    amysisson: Different in tone, but similar in scope, plus it's also about the lengths to which empires will go to maintain the status quo.
  9. 31
    The Word for World is Forest de Ursula K. Le Guin (andomck)
    andomck: Ecological science fiction.
  10. 31
    The King Must Die & The Bull from the Sea de Mary Renault (themulhern)
    themulhern: Young man with special powers and noble blood overthrows the established order through cunning and charisma. In the process he changes his people and then the rot sets in.
  11. 21
    Marrow de Robert Reed (Sandwich76)
  12. 10
    Fever Crumb de Philip Reeve (themulhern)
    themulhern: Duncan Idaho is not so unlike Kit Solent
  13. 10
    Ringworld de Larry Niven (sturlington)
  14. 43
    Singularity Sky de Charles Stross (hyper7)
    hyper7: Singularity Sky could have been set in the Dune universe.
  15. 21
    The Snow Queen de Joan D. Vinge (sandstone78)
    sandstone78: Similar tropes in the form of human computers and a native species capable of granting youth, and the powerful woman trying to breed a special child- The Snow Queen seems on one level a response to Dune, taking many of the same elements and twisting them around, while going in quite different directions in other ways.… (més)
  16. 33
    The Lazarus Effect de Frank Herbert (d_perlo)
    d_perlo: So you have read Frank Herbert's Dune series and want more? Thy The Lazarus Effect, The Jesus Incident, and The Ascension Factor, also by Frank Herbert. This is his take on a water world.
  17. 11
    The Broken God de David Zindell (whiten06)
    whiten06: Another coming-of-age story with the protagonist gaining god-like knowledge through the use of hallucinogens.
  18. 01
    Pillar of the Sky de Cecelia Holland (themulhern)
    themulhern: Illegitimate offspring of an extraordinary woman with occult powers himself comes to power and changes the world of all who come into contact with him.
  19. 23
    Mistborn: The Final Empire de Brandon Sanderson (wvlibrarydude)
    wvlibrarydude: Substance gives power to individual. Lots of political intrigue with interesting characters.
  20. 12
    The Enterprise of Death de Jesse Bullington (Sandwich76)

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Es mostren 1-5 de 619 (següent | mostra-les totes)
Sort of an old-style Star Wars-like novel. ( )
  mojomomma | Feb 2, 2023 |
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In my opinion: Yes!
Here's the advice I give to people about the entire Dune series:
Read Dune. If you don't like it, stop.
Read Dune Messiah. If you don't like it, stop.
Read Children of Dune. If you liked Messiah you'll probably like this as well.
Read God Emperor of Dune. This one stands alone. Lots of people hate it. Whether you like it or not, don't stop.
Read Heretics of Dune. If you don't like it, stop.
Read Chapterhouse: Dune. Weep that it's over.
In my experience, people who like Dune generally will enjoy at least through Children of Dune. Anyone who enjoys God Emperor of Dune is insane (maybe why it might be my favorite).
Regarding the other Dune books, read them out of curiosity if you like, but they're not really Dune books despite being in that universe. I've read about seven of them out of optimism and hope but didn't enjoy them at all. Even Sandworms of Dune which is ostensibly based on Frank Herbert's notes for Dune 7 wasn't enjoyable to me, although it was least bad.
  volumed42 | Jan 30, 2023 |
Honestly, I'm seriously underwhelmed by this book. I don't know what I expected, but it wasn't this. Most of the time I was either lost by the convoluted writing or frustrated at constantly having to check the glossary for all the terms. Some unnecessary things were described at length while other, more important things that would have actually added to the story were ignored almost completely.
As a fantasy (and this is a fantasy set in space, not science fiction) it is very much flawed, but I do get why some people love it. ( )
  NannyOgg13 | Jan 25, 2023 |
I didn’t like it as much as my favorite PKD novels but it was still among the best sci-fi I’ve encountered ( )
  jammymammu | Jan 6, 2023 |
I'm not going to rate this, because I didn't finish it, obviously. This is just one of those books that isn't my cup of tea because the pacing is completely bogged down in the first book by political intrigue, made-up fantasy jargon and too many characters to keep track of. I don't find that particularly entertaining, and there are definitely parts where it comes off as preachy and intentionally obscure. Maybe, Frank Herbert would have been a good poet. If you didn't get the memo this book is a pretty clear allegory for colonialism in the Middle East and the spice is oil, like it doesn't take a genius. I've heard that if you have seen Lawrence of Arabia, Dune is just Science Fiction Lawrence of Arabia. I read this because the movie is coming out like, tomorrow, and hopefully that is better. I started it, dnf-ed it and then picked it up again and dnf-ed it again. I tend to have a problem with overly didactic science fiction that is meant to teach you something and writing that doesn't get to the point.
  Kitti_foil | Dec 27, 2022 |
Es mostren 1-5 de 619 (següent | mostra-les totes)
Why is Blanch’s influence on Dune worth recognizing? Celebrating Blanch is not a means to discredit Herbert, whose imaginative novel transcends the sum of its influences. But Dune remains massively popular while The Sabres of Paradise languishes in relative obscurity, and renewed public interest in Blanch’s forgotten history would be a welcome development.

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy was famously inspired by Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. J. R. R. Tolkien’s background in medieval languages helped shape the mythology of Middle Earth. Frank Herbert’s Dune is no different, and rediscovering one of the book’s most significant influences is a rewarding experience.
 
One of the monuments of modern science fiction.
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Frank Herbertautor primaritotes les edicionscalculat
Brick, ScottNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Cassidy, OrlaghNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
de Fontaine, DorothyMapautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Di Fate, VincentAutor de la cobertaautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Dirda, MichaelIntroduccióautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Guidall, GeorgeNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Hahn, Ronald M.Traductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Herbert, BrianEpílegautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Morton, EuanNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Pennington, BruceAutor de la cobertaautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Schmidt, JakobTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Schoenherr, JohnAutor de la cobertaautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Siudmak, WojciechAutor de la cobertaautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Stuyter, M.K.Traductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Toivonen, AnjaTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Vance, SimonNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Weber, SamIl·lustradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
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A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows. To begin your study of the life of Muad'Dib, then, take care that you first place him in his time: born in the 57th year of the Padishah Emperor, Shaddam IV. And take the most special care that you locate Muad'Dib in his place: the planet Arrakis. Do not be deceived by the fact that he was born on Caladan and lived his first fifteen years there. Arrakis, the planet known as Dune, is forever his place.
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To the people whose labors go beyond ideas into the realm of "real materials" - to the dry-land ecologists, wherever they may be, in whatever time they work, this effort at prediction is dedicated in humility and admiration.
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I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Let us not rail about justice as long as we have arms and the freedom to use them.
The thing the ecologically illiterate don't realize about an ecosystem is that it's a system. A system! A system maintains a certain fluid stability that can be destroyed by a misstep in just one niche. A system has order, a flowing from point to point. If something dams the flow, order collapses. The untrained miss the collapse until too late. That's why the highest function of ecology is the understanding of consequences.
The willow submits to the wind and prospers until one day it is many willows — a wall against the wind. This is the willow's purpose.
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Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family-and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what it undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.

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