Book Two in the Dune Chronicles
Author: Frank Herbert; read by Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and Simon Vance
The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! Frank Herbert's second installment explores new developments on the desert planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and its strange threatening environment. Dune Messiah picks up the story of the man known as Maud'dib, heir to a power unimaginable, bringing to fruition an ambition of unparalleled scale: the centuries-old scheme to create a superbeing who reigns not in the heavens but among men. But the question is: Do all paths of glory lead to the grave?
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“Unique...I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the Rings.” —Arthur C. Clarke on Dune
“One of the monuments of modern science fiction.” —Chicago Tribune on Dune
“Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious.” —Robert A. Heinlein on Dune
“A portrayal of an alien society more complete and deeply detailed than any other author in the field has managed...a story absorbing equally for its action and philosophical vistas...An astonishing science fiction phenomenon.” —The Washington Post on Dune