Tag Archives: Frank Herbert

Chapterhouse: Dune

Chapterhouse Dune is the last in the Dune series by Frank Herbert. It’s really hard for me to make a judgement about Chapterhouse: Dune. On the one hand there are some excellent characters and the general story line is great. On the other, there are parts I found really boring. I got a bit sick […]

Heretics of Dune

Heretics of Dune is the fifth book in the Dune series by Frank Herbert. This book picks up the story 1,500 years after the last one ended. The descendants of Siona had scattered throughout the universe, hidden from prescient minds by their unique genetics traits. Now some of them return from the scattering, but for […]

God Emperor of Dune…

God Emperor of Dune is the fourth book in the Dune series by Frank Herbert. After the randomness of the previous book, this fourth one was a lot more on-the-money. There are a number of scenes in the book I really hooked into, including one I blogged about a few days ago. It’s far from perfect, but it […]

Children of Dune…

Children of Dune is the third book in the Dune series written by Frank Herbert. As I suspected, Children of Dune is a bit random. In summarised form the story would sound quite good, but the books rambles on a lot. I found myself wishing for chapters to end. I’m told by a few people things pick […]

Dune Messiah…

Dune Messiah is the second in the Dune series written by Frank Herbert. I got a few warnings from people that the sequels to the original book were not so good. I have to admit it lacks the direction and thrust of the first book, but it wasn’t as bad as I was expecting. In […]

Dune…

I’ve been a fan of the film Dune for ages. I also liked the TV mini series. The Children of Dune TV mini series was a bit too random for me. A remake of Dune is in the offing. With that in mind it is a little surprising to me that I’ve never got round […]