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The epic that began with the HUGO and NEBULA Award-winning classic DUNE continues …

The sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone.

But for the children of Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the planet’s economy.

Leto and Ghanima, Paul Atreides’s twin children and his heirs, can see possible solutions – but fanatics begin to challenge the rule of the all-powerful Atreides empire, and more than economic disaster threatens …

Reviews

I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings
Arthur C. Clarke on Dune
It is possible that Dune is even more relevant now than when it was first published
The New Yorker on Dune
An astonishing science fiction phenomenon
The Washington Post on Dune
One of the monuments of modern science fiction
The Chicago Tribune on Dune
Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious
Robert A. Heinlein on Dune
A novel of extraordinary complexity ... the work of a speculative intellect with few rivals in modern SF
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction on Dune
A tight mesmerising fabric, interwoven with a potent element of mysticism ... intensely realised
Brian W. Aldiss on Dune