BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Pocket Books Series: Heroes of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 448 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5 Paul Atriedes is gone, lost to the sands of Dune following the death of his beloved Chani. In his wake he leaves newborn twins, and anContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Paul of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Heroes of Dune (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 648 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5   Paul Atreides is Emperor of the Known universe, but even he cannot fight the expectations of Muad’Dib. A man of honour and principle, PaulContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Paul of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: House Corrino, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 590 Publication Date: 2001 Verdict: 4/5 The tyranny of Emperor Shaddam Corrino deepens, as do the conspiracies surrounding him. But for all his attempts to force order upon the Galaxy, theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Corrino, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: House Harkonnen, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 626 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 4/5   Leto Atreides has become Duke of Caladan, and has already fought off one conspiracy against his rule. But House Harkonnen is not done withContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Harkonnen, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations

A little while ago I made a list of Heavy Hitters: Big names in the SF world that I wanted to try out. I started thinking of that list when I thought about authors I hadn’t read but wanted to, but as the list developed, I realised a lot of those names were authors I’dContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations”

BOOK REVIEW: House Atreides, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews-   Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 598 Publication Date: 1999 Verdict: 4/5 Leto Atreides, future Duke of Caladan, is a boy standing on the cusp of greatness. But if he is to achieve his father’s ambitions,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Atreides, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Navigators of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Tor Series: Schools of Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 412 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 5/5 Butlerian fanatic Manford Torondo and ruthless businessman Josef Venport have thrown the Imperium into all-out war. In the middle of the conflict stands Emperor Roderick Corrino, aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Navigators of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Mentats of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: Schools of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 445 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 5/5 Torn between the technological advances of Venport Holdings and the fanaticism of the Butlerian movement, the Imperium stands on the brink of civil war. InContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mentats of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Sisterhood of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: Schools of Dune (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 496 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 5/5   The Imperium stands at a crossroads. Along one path lies a new age of technology and the possibility of new thinking machines. Down theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sisterhood of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: The Battle of Corrin, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Legends of Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 580 Publication Date: 2004 Verdict: 3/5   The Butlerian Jihad is almost at an end. With thinking machines driven back to the stronghold of Corrin, the allied human forces find themselvesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Battle of Corrin, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”