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  1. colorthemap

    colorthemap Contributing Member

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    Dune

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by colorthemap, Jul 24, 2011.

    Worth it or worth being without it?
     
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    Fullmetal Xeno Protector of Literature Contributor

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    What do you mean? The book series?
     
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    Dune is worth reading.
     
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    Definitely worth it. I'm about 3/4ths of the way through the first book, and it's some good stuff. Even if sci-fi isn't your thing, the characters are pretty rad.

    Especially Gurney and Piter.
     
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    Lemex That's Lord Lemex to you. Contributor

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    One of my friends made me read this a few years ago. It sure as hell is worth it.
     
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    Reading Dune is the best investment of your time. Prolific stuff.
     
  7. Lemex

    Lemex That's Lord Lemex to you. Contributor

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    Yes, reading the complete works of Dostoevsky, or making love, or travelling the world just pales in comparison.


    No wait...
     
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    Dune is a modern classic. Whether you end up loving or despising it, you should read it. It has themes woven through it that are even more relevant than when it was written.

    I don't like all of Frank Herbert's writing. Some of his other works struck me as preachy and somewhat simplistic. However, Dune is a rich tapestry of politics, religion, destiny, ecology, and culture.
     
  9. colorthemap

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    After the Stand then perhaps.
     

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