God Emperor of Dune

God Emperor of Dune

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THE CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SCIENCE FICTION SERIES IN HISTORYWith more than ten million copies sold, Frank Herbert's magnificent DUNE books stand among the major achievements of the imagination. God Emperor of Dune is the astonishing fourth book in the series. Centuries have passed on Dune itself, 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... Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : Putnam, c1981.
ISBN: 9780399125935
0399125930
Branch Call Number: SF HERB SCIENCE FICTION
SF HERB
Characteristics: 411 p. ; 22 cm.

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PullTheOtherOne
Jun 19, 2017

This is the only sequel to Dune (which I still think is one of the greatest books ever written, no hyperbole,) that I actually like.

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lawsau811
Jun 16, 2017

A profound thinking book in my opinion. I was hesitant at first to read it after reading a few reviews back in the early 2000s. But, after reading several synopsis highlighting interesting events in the book, I know I have to give it a try. Now, I'm very surprised by so many things happening in the book that I'm glad I've read this book. If you're looking for an action/adventure book, this may not be right for you. But, if you are looking for a book that makes you think about many things, then you should try to read this book.

BookReviewer2015 Mar 17, 2015

A fascinating addition to the Dune saga!

VenusJade May 09, 2012

I loved this book. One of my favorites of the series. This book really continued the story well.

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Forestdog
Dec 01, 2010

God Emperor is my second favorite of the original Dune series...love it!

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div_dbrl
Mar 16, 2010

My personal favorite of the Dune sequels. Leto has ruled the entire universe for a few thousand years, just after merging with the sandworms to become a massive half-worm, half-man hybrid. Now that he's built a galactic empire and a religion around himself, he's trying to wind things down. It's probably weirder than it sounds. Good times.

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mariaf
Feb 20, 2009

Leto has become the Great Sand Worm -- and is ruling the Universe. He is all knowing and all seeing.
We all know what Absolute power gets...

Great continuing story to the original Trilogy
I count them more as a complete story of 6 books.

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