Dune by Frank Herbert

Dune

Dune #1

Frank Herbert with Scott Brick (Narrator), Orlagh Cassidy (Narrator), Euan Morton (Narrator), Simon Vance (Narrator)

21 hours, 2 minutes first pub 1965 (editions)

fiction classics science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced
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Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad-Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 80,842 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
challenging 49%
mysterious 45%
tense 44%
dark 31%
reflective 29%
emotional 15%
inspiring 9%
sad 5%
hopeful 4%
informative 4%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 43%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 26% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 28% | No: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 17% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 24% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.09

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