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After two prequel trilogies to the legendary SF epic (the Legends of Dune and Prelude to Dune series), Frank Herbert's son Brian, in collaboration with Anderson, launch a new trilogy that takes up where Herbert Sr. left off with Chapterhouse: Dune (1985). This entertaining if over-the-top update begins three years after the refugee "no-ship," Ithaca, has fled Chapterhouse and the brutal Honored Matres, a corrupted faction of the all-female Bene Gesserit order led by Mother Commander Murbella. Duncan Idaho, Murbella's ex-love slave, guides the ship carrying reincarnated warrior Miles Teg, the dissident Rev. Mother Sheeana and 150 other refugees. While Murabella deals with violent rebels from within, another more sinister enemy... secretly infiltrates the Honored Matres... Herbert's ecological and religious concerns now seem oddly prescient, but this sizzling update, still filled with crazed women who sexually enslave men, sometimes borders on campy 1950s B-movie parody.
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“One of the monuments of modern science fiction.” ―Chicago Tribune on Dune
“I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings.” ―Sir Arthur C. Clarke on Dune
“A portrayal of an alien society more complete and deeply detailed than any other author in the field has managed . . . a story absorbing equally for its action and philosophical vistas. . . . An astonishing science fiction phenomenon.” ―The Washington Post on Dune
“Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious.” ―Robert A. Heinlein on Dune
“Herbert's creation of this universe, with its intricate development and analysis of ecology, religion, politics, and philosophy, remains one of the supreme and seminal achievements in science fiction.” ―Louisville Times on Dune
“The kind of intricate plotting and philosophical musings that would make the elder Herbert proud.” ―Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Dune: The Butlerian Jihad
“Sit back and enjoy.” ―Booklist on Dune: The Machine Crusade
“Dune addicts will happily devour Herbert and Anderson's spicy conclusion to their second prequel trilogy.” ―Publishers Weekly on Dune: The Battle of CorrinSee all Product Description