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Children of Dune
Children of Dune | Frank Herbert
The desert planet of Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life-giving spice is abundant. The nine-year-old royal twins, possesing their father's supernatural powers, are being groomed as Messiahs. But there are those who think the Imperium does not need messiahs...
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elisebarker
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I actually liked this one better than Dune Messiah!

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gbucks43
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Personally I was very into this story and thought the dynamics between the siblings/Jessica/Alia and everybody was very interesting. Almost as good as the first book in my opinion

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PageShifter
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Mehso-so

Characters aren't the strongest aspect in these books: characters' motives are sometimes a bit hard to understand.

This felt more like the book 1, world and atmosphere were amazing. There was also so much plotting and twists that it was even a bit hard to keep up with them :D

Writing makes these a bit struggle to read. You find so many nice quotes but at the same time these are also demanding to read.

Entertaining.

#Pantone2022 #SeriesRead2022

TheSpineView Fantastic! 5mo
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PageShifter

“The future remains uncertain and so it should, for it is the canvas upon which we paint our desires. Thus always the human condition faces a beautifully empty canvas. We possess only this moment in which to dedicate ourselves continuously to the sacred presence which we share and create.”

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PageShifter

“To claim absolute knowledge is to become monstrous. Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.”

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PageShifter

“There‘s no mystery about a human life. It‘s not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”

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PageShifter

“The joy of living, its beauty is all bound up in the fact that life can surprise you.”

TheSpineView Love this quote! 6mo
TheBookHippie I love this! 6mo
PageShifter @TheBookHippie So nice to hear 💞 6mo
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“Economics versus beauty, a story older than Sheba.”

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PageShifter

“Better the complexities one thought he knew than the complexities which defied understanding.“

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breadnroses
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Finished Children of Dune yesterday! I love the universe Herbert built so I had fun reading it, but ultimately I‘m not sure how I feel about it. I thought it was a better book than Messiah, but also I feel ambivalent about the way it treated many characters (especially The Preacher, IYKYK 👀). Also, it was at times difficult to ascertain characters‘ motives for certain actions, but one may also argue that is half the fun 😅

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CrowCAH
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#MayMoms #MothersDay

Chani is a good mom to the twins. She and Paul try to prepare them for the Golden Path future.

Happy Mother‘s Day!

vivastory I have been contemplating continuing the series 7mo
CrowCAH @vivastory I‘ve only read the six original books by Frank. They‘re all very good! You get to see more of the Golden Path. 7mo
Eggs Perfect 🤩 7mo
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Karons1 @CrowCAH I watched the film for the first time on Saturday night and it blew me away ! So now I‘m googling buying the box set ; fantasy is not usually my bag but I think these will be ! 😀 7mo
CrowCAH @Karons1 did you read the first book before watching? Or watched and now you want to read? I ask because the new Dune film I felt you had to have read the book before to fully appreciate everything they put in (and left out) of the film. But if you didn‘t know the text ahead of time, I‘m mildly surprised you loved the film that much. It‘s a bit slow, but does have some cool shots and action sequences. The second movie should be more exciting! 7mo
Karons1 @CrowCAH hi 👋🏻 no i hadn‘t read the book but yet the Film gripped me ; probably because I was so tired 🥱 after a day of travelling I just switched off and zoned into it with chocolates and wine 😂im looking to buy the box set of books now and buddy read with @supanovashelley 😍😍can‘t wait for the 2nd film either 😀 7mo
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bekakins
Children of Dune | Frank Herbert
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This book was batshit crazy… can‘t decide if I like it or if it was all a bit too much!

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GatheringBooks
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#FallTreasures Day 14: Pleasantly surprised to find out this was #PublishedYearYouWereBorn. Maybe I should start this series soon before the film adaptation is released in this lifetime?

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🙌🏻📚❤️ 1y
Cortg I started it a couple days ago! I haven‘t gotten very far yet. 1y
Eggs 👏🏻📚🤗 1y
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WarandWar
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It appears I forgot to review this one in the series. Most of it is great characters doing action packed things, with good plotting. However a central character gets the shaft (both in terms of writing and in terms of plot) leading some to probably not like it. I would read it, bearing that in mind however.

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doodeh
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I don‘t blame everyone for how weird they think I am tbh 😅 Dune with a Hedwig bookmark. #nerd #harrypotter #dune #fantasy

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TugstenDragon
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Continuing with the Dune series, seeing how far I will get. This one definitely took a lot of brain power to try and wrap my head around everyone‘s schemes and lines of thought. Enjoyable but definitely confusing in parts, feel like I need to re-read a few more times to understand everything.

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Kathrin
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SilverShanica
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I am posting one book per day from my to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it, I just do. Some will be old, some will be new - don‘t judge me I have a lot of books.
Join the fun if you want. This is day 6
#bookstoread
#tbrpile
#bookstagram

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jouleian
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I‘ve found my way into the third installment of the #Dune #SciFi series. I am excited to see what happens now that Paul is off the board. We shall see 😊😊😊 #litsy

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obviateit
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GatheringBooks
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CaffeineAndCandy ❤❤❤ 2y
obviateit I chose the same book for this prompt! ❤️ 2y
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Jari-chan
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Number four on my #Bookspinbonanza list

Again a great book! I enjoyed the two other books in the original trilogy as well and this one is just as good. Or maybe even better. Those books are not easy to read, they need their time, but I think they're absolutely worth it ❤

@TheAromaOfBooks

TheAromaofBooks Dune has been on my list forevvvvvver! 3y
Jari-chan @TheAromaofBooks I'd really recommend it! Great series ❤️ 3y
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Bookwomble
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There's a beautifully constructed chapter, beginning with Leto Atreides' seemingly innocuous comment to Stilgar, "Have you noticed how beautiful the young women are this year?", which sets the old man's thoughts running on culture, tradition and government. It's a passage that draws on all that's happened in the trilogy so far, and sets the scene for the rest of the book. I'd not really noticed it before, and is why I re-read my favourite books ?

Suet624 💕💕. Dune has been calling to me lately. (edited) 3y
Bookwomble @Suet624 The song of Shai-hulud 😀 3y
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Bookwomble
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After a little poetry palate cleanser, I'm back for the final book in the classic Dune trilogy 😊

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TK-421
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My hubby & I recently started rewatching TNG but have only watched 5 episodes so far. I remember so little of the older episodes that it‘s almost like watching them for the first time! Anyway, since we haven‘t made it to season 2 yet & I can‘t remember much of the episode, here are a few books from my shelves with Child/Children titles. I‘ve read all except The Darkling Child & I‘ve read the tagged book multiple times. #TheChild #StarTrekSummerMay

Megabooks So many good SciFi books with child in the title! My dad got me the DVDs in 2005, and I started from the beginning. I‘ve since watched them on Hulu, too. Some of my favorites were in Season 2, so I‘m excited for you to get there! Picard‘s closing argument in The Measure of a Man is one of the best pieces of acting in Star Trek period, IMO. 🖖🏻 4y
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Bookwomble
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I've read the Dune trilogy a dozen times in my collected edition. Because I had that volume, I didn't buy the separate books when they were first published by NEL with the gorgeous Bruce Pennington covers. Big error of judgement! It's taken me years to get copies in a good enough condition, but I finally found a nice copy of CoD yesterday, and I'm happy - Herbert and Pennington go together like tea and toast (with marmite) 😊

Leftcoastzen Great looking ! can understand why you were on the hunt for them. 4y
Bookwomble @Leftcoastzen Bruce Pennington is my absolute favourite book cover artist. His art is often better than the books inside his covers - Though not in the case of Frank Herbert, of course. 😁 4y
TobeyTheScavengerMonk Those are some truly excellent covers. 4y
TK-421 Beautiful! 4y
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Bookwomble
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"If you focus your awareness only upon your own rightness, then you invite the forces of opposition to overwhelm you.”

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Ethands
Children of Dune | Frank Herbert
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The best of both worlds. The politics and mind games from the second book are back and it starts with similar slow pacing. But as the book turns to the 4th quarter, it picks up with better pacing than the 1st book. Leto the second is more daring and complex of a character. The dynamic between him and his sister fell short to me. But other than that the development that alot of the characters went through was amazing to see. 9/10 a must read.

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TK-421
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The universe neither threatens nor promises. It holds things beyond our sway: the fall of a #meteor...growing old and dying. These are the realities of this universe and they must be faced regardless of how you feel about them. You cannot fend off such realities with words. They will come at you in their own wordless way and...then you will understand what is meant by 'life and death.' Understanding this, you will be filled with joy." #QuotsyAug18

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TK-421
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“When we try to conceal our innermost drives, the entire being screams betrayal.” #Drive #QuotsyJune18

JoyBlue This so resonates with me today. Thank you! 4y
TK-421 @JoyBlue Glad I was able to share a timely quote! 🤗 4y
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TK-421
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The three deadliest Fremen insults (names redacted because I hate spoilers & this scene is a bit spoiler-ish) #Insult #QuotsyApril18

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TK-421
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“He was aware now of many things—of statecraft and profound consequences in the smallest decisions. Yet he felt this knowledge and subtlety as a thin veneer covering an iron core of simpler, more deterministic awareness. And that older core called out to him, pleaded with him for a return to cleaner values.” #consequence #QuotsyMarch18

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TK-421
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It's #Friday! I'm enjoying some much needed couch time with my penguin pal Gavin, a book, and a cup of tea before we go out for supper. Later, hubby & I will continue our X-Files binge. We're almost at the end of season 5 😊HappinessIsResistance

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Liatrek
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Morning coffee and book 😊 Happy October 1st Sunday 🍁🍁🍁🍂🍁

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Liatrek
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Happy Saturday reading with my favorite Outlander coffee mug❤️

Texreader Ok I need to get that mug for my mom. Where'd you get it? 5y
Liatrek @Texreader It was a gift but I found it on hot topic and Amazon here's a link http://www.hottopic.com/product/outlander-call-me-sassenach-ceramic-mug/10982216... 5y
kimlovesbooks Love the mug!! 5y
Texreader @Liatrek Thanks!! 5y
Liatrek @Texreader welcome 😊hope your mom loved it❤️ 5y
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Liatrek
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On to book three for my Labor Day weekend😊

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totalgeoffness
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While Dune may be the best in the series, Children of Dune is my personal favorite thus far. Continuing the trend of presenting insightful and relevant observations about man's nature, this book makes some crazy points about religion. Also, without spoiling anything, the ending of this book changes everything about this series. 9.3/10 stars.