Dune, House Atreides

Dune, House Atreides

Book - 1999
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Based on the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. Working from his late father's notes, Brian Herbert has written a prequel to Dune, set decades before the life of Paul Atreides.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Bantam Books, 1999
ISBN: 9780553110616
0553110616
9780553580273
Characteristics: 604 p. : maps, geneal. table ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Kevin J. 1962-
Herbert, Frank
Alternative Title: House Atreides

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Nov 05, 2013

Not on the same level of the original books. Nevertheless I mostly enjoyed it as it does capture some of the magic of the Frank Herbert originals. House Harkonnen & House Corinno are about the same. if you are seriously into Dune I would recommend reading them in the following order: House Atreides, House Harkonnen, House Corinno, Dune, Dune messiah, Paul of Dune, Winds of Dune, Children of Dune, God Emporer, Heretics, and Chapterhouse. Avoid Butlerian Jihad, Machine Crusade, Battle of Corrin & Sisterhood. I have not yet read Hunters or Sandworms.

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monikak1
Jun 12, 2012

good

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div_dbrl
Mar 16, 2010

While it's not as good as Herbert's original series, this book is a welcome return to the world and characters of "Dune," and recpatures some of the spirit of the first book that was lost in the depth of later books in the series like "Heretics of Dune."

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