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    Default Are the Dune series worth to read?

    Some People told me it is the best book ever. It is pretty long and i want to know if i should read?

    what is it about?

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    I tried reading it several times, and could never get past the first or second chapter. It's not so much the story, but Herbert Frank's writing style. For the lack of a better word, it's irritating and boring.

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    I think they are okay, although the last two books are a little bit too weird for me. The first book is by far the best book of the series, according to conventional considerations of plot and character development. It is as they say, 'a page-turner'. Very easy and quick to read, because it is fun. The second and third book are kind of like a big epilogue to the first book. It is the fourth book that is very different (jumps a 1000 years into the future), but puts the first three books into perspective, and explains what is really going on. In other words, from the point of view of 'literature', the first book is the best. But from a political or philosophic perspective, it is the fourth book that is the most complex. One can also draw parallels between today's SJWs and the rebel leaders in the series. If the rebel leaders really cared about fighting tyranny and injustice, they'd refuse to be part of a tyrannical system, and/or use their status to undermine the leader. If they can be persuaded to uphold the tyranny of the leader by working for him, then they've sacrificed their rebellious virtues. Maybe it makes more sense in the context of the book?

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    Haven't read the books, but the first movie is a total B-film. You won't watch it twice if you managed to watch through it the first time.
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    Good version, one of my favourites


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