Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert

Dune Messiah

Dune #2

Frank Herbert

fiction classics science fiction adventurous mysterious slow-paced

304 pages | first published 1969

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Twelve years after his victory over House Harkonnen, Paul Atreides rules as emperor from the desert planet Arrakis - but his victory has had profound consequences. War has been brought to the entire known universe, and billions have already perish...
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Moods

adventurous 58%
mysterious 47%
dark 46%
reflective 46%
challenging 45%
tense 39%
emotional 27%
sad 22%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 47%
slow 44%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 33% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.74

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