Why this book?
This is a science fiction book that will totally blow you away. Herbert has created not only a unique world but a unique universe. He gets you so involved and submerged in the culture he has created that you forget there is a world in which you live. The book is filled with everything that composes great literature. You don’t want to be left out if you haven’t read it. Even if you watched the movie, read the book. Definitely read the book!
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
Before The Matrix, before Star Wars, before Ender's Game and Neuromancer, there was Dune: winner of the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, and widely considered one of the greatest science fiction novels ever written.
Melange, or 'spice', is the most valuable - and rarest - element in the universe; a drug that does everything from increasing a person's lifespan to making interstellar travel possible. And it can only be found on a single planet: the inhospitable desert world of Arrakis.
Whoever controls Arrakis controls the spice. And whoever controls the spice controls the universe.
When the Emperor transfers stewardship of…