fiction classics science fiction adventurous reflective medium-paced

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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Moods

adventurous 91%
challenging 49%
mysterious 41%
tense 38%
reflective 30%
dark 25%
emotional 11%
inspiring 9%
hopeful 4%
informative 4%
sad 3%
funny 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

slow 48%
medium 46%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 28% | Character: 12% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 11% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 29% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 21% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.03