Dune Book Series

  • Dune

    91 073 ratings

    In this epic book, a young nobleman is thrown at the center of the battle for a precious resource in the heart of a desert planet. This planet - unique source of the most valuable substance in the universe, a place where roamed giant sandworms and intrigue lay around every dune. Each must find their fate as each one stumbles through political treachery, ecological challenges, and ancient prophecies that will be a test to them in the struggles to take place. Adventure, mysticism, and a profound look into the powers within ecology and the human spirit amidst an alien world that is both unforgiving and enthralling – pulling all of this off were attributes in each issue, in spades.

    Book 1 of 6: Dune.

  • Dune Messiah

    26 848 ratings
    Recommended by: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk

    The sequel, titled "Dune," will examine the difficulties of power in the later years of Paul Atreides, as he struggles to wield imperium as an undemocratically enthroned emperor, and dive deeper to the vagueness of prophecy. Thematically, just as his inborn fate within the legacy, the narration encompasses the themes of power, betrayal, and profound insights from destiny to be won yet, without ever losing sight of the boiling tragedy on an epic scale.

    Book 2 of 6: Dune.

  • Children of Dune

    16 932 ratings
    Recommended by: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk

    The third novel of the "Dune" series—how heirs of the Atreides move to the next generation, with particular focus on Paul's children, as they move to the helm of intrigues and adversities that revolve around Arrakis. An epic world grappling with long-standing issues of power, ecological stewardship, and identity, "The Magician" actually furthers those issues by adding a few to the pile: questions about legacy and what impacts one's actions might have on future generations.

    Book 3 of 6: Dune.

  • God Emperor of Dune

    10 533 ratings
    Recommended by: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk

    The novel picks thousands of years after the original trilogy and follows Leto II Atreides, the God Emperor, last in a long line of stewards to the desert planet Dune. Threaded around him, there are themes of absolute tyranny, human evolution, and questions of destiny, but more predominantly, there is Leto, administering the long reign and the unchangeable Golden Path he had set for humanity. This is literally about power and sacrifice at their most extreme.

    Book 4 of 6: Dune.

  • Heretics of Dune

    7 350 ratings
    Recommended by: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk

    This is the fifth book in the Dune series and follows the setting many thousands of years after the reign of the God Emperor. The old powers smile from the skyline as the galaxy keeps shifting. Follow the tumultuous centuries following the reign of the God Emperor in the Dune universe. Herbert continues his account of the evolution and genetic manipulation in the far-off future.

    Book 5 of 6: Dune.

  • Chapterhouse: Dune

    6 652 ratings
    Recommended by: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk

    The concluding volume of this remarkable epic chronicle begun in the unparalleled classic "Dune" will surely satisfy, uplift, and renew the fervent expectations of all readers everywhere. The weaknesses of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood against their enemies that they were secretly struggling to survive are shown in the story. So much in the way of power, religion, ecology, and the sustenance of humanity in terms of future that it touches upon complex interstellar conflicts taken to a thrilling conclusion.

    Book 6 of 6: Dune.