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Paul of Dune – REVIEW October 11, 2008

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What? Another Dune prequel? Yup. But dont’ be discouraged this one is awesome.
Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson have done many Dune prequels (House Atreides, House Harkonnen, House Corrino and pre-prequels – (The Butlerian Jihad (Legends of Dune, Book 1), The Machine Crusade (Legends of Dune, Book 2) and The Battle of Corrin (Legends of Dune, Book 3)) .

Paul of Dune is actually a prequel for Dune Messiah – a more direct sequel to the original Dune. Or is it?

Half of Paul of Dune deals with events before the Original Dune. The point is supposed to show how events in Paul Atreides past influenced his decisions as the Emperor. It’s not a bad idea going back and forth with the different time periods and it bring us back to that Golden era of Dune with Duke Leto and the Baron Vladamir Harkonnen still alive and both at each other’s throats.

The future part – with Paul as Emperor is brilliantly written and fills the gap that the original Dune series always had. To be honest, the original Dune novel was always my favorite and Paul of Dune is truly a more fitting sequel than what had previously been available.

Yes this is a great read – and a must READ for all Dune fans –

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1. Omphalos - October 11, 2008

They really did kick their prose into hi-gear with this one, let me tell you!

2. SandChigger - October 13, 2008

Paul of Dune is…”awesome”? “A more fitting sequel” to Dune?!

Did you actually read it?

So, Omph, who is this idiot?

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