Dune  by Frank Herbert

407 pages first pub 1965 (editions) user-added

fiction classics science fiction adventurous reflective medium-paced

Description

Set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar empire where planetary dynasties are controlled by noble houses that owe an allegiance to the imperial House Corrino, Dune tells the story of young Paul Atreides (the heir apparent to Du...

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Moods

adventurous 91%
challenging 48%
mysterious 43%
tense 40%
reflective 29%
dark 27%
emotional 13%
inspiring 8%
hopeful 4%
sad 4%
informative 3%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 28% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 27% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 19% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.05

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