Sisterhood of Dune

Sisterhood of Dune

Book - 2012
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It is eighty-three years after the last of the thinking machines were destroyed in the Battle of Corrin, after Faykan Butler took the name of Corrino and established himself as the first Emperor of a new Imperium. Great changes are brewing that will shape and twist all of humankind.

The war hero Vorian Atreides has turned his back on politics and Salusa Secundus. The descendants of Abulurd Harkonnen Griffen and Valya have sworn vengeance against Vor, blaming him for the downfall of their fortunes. Raquella Berto-Anirul has formed the Bene Gesserit School on the jungle planet Rossak as the first Reverend Mother. The descendants of Aurelius Venport and Norma Cenva have built Venport Holdings, using mutated, spice-saturated Navigators who fly precursors of Heighliners. Gilbertus Albans, the ward of the hated Erasmus, is teaching humans to become Mentats...and hiding an unbelievable secret.

The Butlerian movement, rabidly opposed to all forms of "dangerous technology," is led by Manford Torondo and his devoted Swordmaster, Anari Idaho. And it is this group, so many decades after the defeat of the thinking machines, which begins to sweep across the known universe in mobs, millions strong, destroying everything in its path.

Every one of these characters, and all of these groups, will become enmeshed in the contest between Reason and Faith. All of them will be forced to choose sides in the inevitable crusade that could destroy humankind forever....

Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2012, c2011
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780765322739
0765322730
9780765362612
Branch Call Number: FIC HERBE
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Kevin J. 1962-

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garibaldi1953
Jan 03, 2017

A completely wonderful beginning to what is now known as the "Great School Trilogy" (with Mentats and Navigators. There was several times when I was convinced that Frank was still alive had had written this epic piece.

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darrylhahn
Jan 02, 2013

Yes, granted this started out to be a good addition to the Dune universe. I was really disapointed in the book !

I, found it really hard to get into the book and enjoy it - though the characters were as good as any in the Dune universe - but it could be used to put people to slee once they get into the book !

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kautyalley
Aug 02, 2012

A great addition to the Dune Universe.

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Tbaby
Feb 17, 2012

Am really trying to read this, but its hard to get into so far. About 150 - 200 pages in and it feels like im having a tooth pulled.

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