fiction classics science fiction adventurous reflective medium-paced

892 pages | first published 1965

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Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing cons...
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Summary of 40019 reviews

Moods

adventurous 91%
challenging 49%
mysterious 43%
tense 40%
reflective 29%
dark 27%
emotional 13%
inspiring 8%
hopeful 4%
sad 4%
informative 3%

Pace

slow 49%
medium 45%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 54% | 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%

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4.04

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