Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

Children of Dune

Dune #3

Frank Herbert

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced

496 pages | first published 1976

Description

Book three in Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune Chronicles--one of the most significant sagas in the history of literary science fiction. The Children of Dune are twin siblings Leto and Ghanima Atreides, whose father, the Emperor Paul Muad'Dib, di...
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Moods

adventurous 78%
challenging 62%
mysterious 52%
reflective 49%
dark 43%
tense 37%
emotional 17%
sad 9%
inspiring 6%
informative 5%
hopeful 3%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 64%
medium 32%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 29% | Character: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 60% | No: 23% | Yes: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 15% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.77