DuneBook - 1999
Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family--and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.
A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what it undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.
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This sci fi classic follows Paul Atreides, the child of a betrayed noble family, and eventual leader of a rebellion against an empire. Hugo and Nebula award winner.
Dune-- the book with perhaps the most claim to the title of “greatest science fiction novel of all time”-- is an epic story of the incredible limits of what mankind and the space it inhabits can achieve. The plot follows the political battles and manipulation of the many powerful factions in the... Read More »
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The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience."
—Frank Herbert, Dune
Best affirmation ever:
“I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain.”
Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear
"There was pain in him -- like a blister all that remained of some lost yesterday that Time had pruned off him"
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