Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

Children of Dune

Dune #3

Frank Herbert

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced

480 pages | first published 1976

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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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Summary of 4886 reviews

Moods

adventurous 77%
challenging 58%
mysterious 52%
reflective 44%
dark 40%
tense 38%
emotional 14%
sad 8%
informative 4%
inspiring 4%
hopeful 2%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 41%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Plot: 26% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | No: 26% | Yes: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.78

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