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604 pages | first published 1965

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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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Summary of 33484 reviews

Moods

adventurous 91%
challenging 49%
mysterious 42%
tense 39%
reflective 29%
dark 27%
emotional 13%
inspiring 8%
hopeful 4%
informative 4%
sad 4%

Pace

slow 49%
medium 45%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 29% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 27% | Yes: 27%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 20% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.03

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