http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/ ... pwritercom
I' a bit bored so I have a look and try to find comments from my fellow OHs, and I read this review quickly and feel uneasiness because it seems to be a good review, so I read it more carefully...
“One of the monuments of modern science fiction.”--Chicago Tribune on Dune
“I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings.”--Sir Arthur C. Clarke 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
“Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious.”--Robert A. Heinlein on Dune
Now what book are we talking about here exactly?
That is really a lame thing to do if on purpose, and a dumb thing to do if not
Considering this is supposed to be the PW's review, only the last sentence rings true:
From Publishers Weekly
After two prequel trilogies to the legendary SF epic (the Legends of Dune and Prelude to Dune series), Frank Herbert's son Brian, in collaboration with Anderson, launch a new trilogy that takes up where Herbert Sr. left off with Chapterhouse: Dune (1985). This entertaining if over-the-top update begins three years after the refugee "no-ship," Ithaca, has fled Chapterhouse and the brutal Honored Matres, a corrupted faction of the all-female Bene Gesserit order led by Mother Commander Murbella. Duncan Idaho, Murbella's ex-love slave, guides the ship carrying reincarnated warrior Miles Teg, the dissident Rev. Mother Sheeana and 150 other refugees. While Murabella deals with violent rebels from within, another more sinister enemy... secretly infiltrates the Honored Matres... Herbert's ecological and religious concerns now seem oddly prescient, but this sizzling update, still filled with crazed women who sexually enslave men, sometimes borders on campy 1950s B-movie parody.
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