In the sequel to Dune, Paul Atreides has become emperor of the galaxy and is married to young Princess Irulan. But behind the scenes, enemies are plotting against him. One of these rebels intends to see Paul overthrown and killed–and sets out to remove Irulan from his life as well..
For who is this book for ?
Frank Herbert’s Dune Messiah is a science fiction novel set in the future, and is the sequel to his popular book Dune. In this story, Paul Atreides has become emperor of the galaxy, but he faces many challenges from enemies who are working behind the scenes to overthrow him. One rebel intends to see Paul killed–and sets out to remove Irulan from his life as well. This book is for fans of science fiction and fantasy genres.
- The writing is poetic and descriptive
- It has a complex, well-developed plot
- Herbert creates believable and interesting characters
- It is not as good as the first book
- It’s confusing
- The end was rushed
Learn more about the author
Frank Herbert is the author of the internationally renowned novel Dune. He wrote a total of six novels in the Dune series, as well as other science fiction and fantasy works.
“It is difficult to put down a book written by Frank Herbert. The characters are well developed and the setting is wonderfully described.”
“A powerful, thought-provoking continuation of the story begun in Dune… one that expands and enhances Frank Herbert’s vision while standing on its own merits as a great work of fiction.”
“Frank Herbert once again creates a memorable, mystical world in Dune Messiah. The characters are rich and multi-layered, the plot twisting and turning as alliances are formed then broken.”
“Dune Messiah is an excellent sequel to one of the best science fiction novels ever written. Frank Herbert does a superb job of continuing the story that he started in Dune, and delivers another masterpiece that will leave readers wanting more.”