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A Triumph!

Advantages: Fast paced, with action all the way
Disadvantages: Not a lot of emotion on display

One of the major problems with science fiction series is that the titles aren't always terribly imaginative. At first glance, the cover of ''Orphan's Triumph'' gives away exactly how the story is going to turn out. It's great credit to Robert Buettner tha ...

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Review of Orphan's Triumph - Robert Buettner

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Enlist for this.

Advantages: Entertaining.
Disadvantages: Will not have wide appeal.

There is a quotation attributed to George Orwell that it appears he never actually said. It is "We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us." Or alternatively: "People sleep peaceabl ...

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Review of Tour of Duty Stories and Provocations - Michael Z Williamson

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Dune by Frank Herbert

Advantages: An absorbing read
Disadvantages: None

Melange, is a spice grown only on the desert terrain of Arrakis, a hot, barren planet, known to it's inhabitants as Dune. It is a harsh, unforgiving place to live, with vicious, giant sandworms living under the sand, that guard the precious spice, and no ...

Paradis 05.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Dune - Frank Herbert

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Spiced Up

Advantages: Brilliant plot and characterisation, a gripping read
Disadvantages: The sequels

Dune is a book that I think is brilliant. I watched the film of Dune, though I missed the first few minutes (probably a good thing), and thought it was really interesting, so I decided to read the book. I had thought parts of the film's plot were confusin ...

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Dune, Desert planet, Arrakis

Advantages: deep, well written, ease of reading
Disadvantages: none i can think of

This was one of the very very first books i remeber reading and reading again, and still being surprised evrytime i read it, with the richness of the universe it created. Set in a mostly technologically regressed universe, where the feudal system is in ...

dizzybummer 15.03.2001 · Read full review
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