finished reading the awesome heretics of dune - thought it was brilliant but surprising end of the dune series - then found out there was another last book written by frank herbert - there is a god emperor!
stunning fifth book in frank herberts dune series. introduces the effects of the scattering path - also its back to the planet dune/rakis in all its desert life/death/glory/mystique
the dune trilogy has been completed - what would you do next with one of the greatest science fiction stories ever?
if you are hoping for another clone of the original dune book then this will disappoint - frank herbert does what frank herbert does with each of the books - makes it very different to what you expected/experienced in the others
its an interesting book with good ideas on how the first humans may colonise the moon and what sort of technology it would need and create. the luna: new moon book also goes into what society would be created up there
a mixture of david wingroves chung kuo and kim stanley robinsons red mars series? there are a few stunning/wonderful ideas in the luna book but perhaps not as good as either of those books? Continue reading
like a nebula awards winning farmer this book is outstanding in its science fiction field. ringworld book is still stunning even though other sci fi authors have been inspired by the story ideas have become more common
the first few chapters set the scene and introduce the characters. if you have read larry nivens neutron star then it really helps with the background story and the full flavour of why nessus the piersons puppeteer is so alien strange to everyone