"Veterans of the entire series, narrators Simon Vance, Scott Brick, and Katherine Kellgren are so familiar and comfortable with the extensive vocabulary and world of DUNE that they effortlessly bring the many characters, philosophical discussions, and diary entries into an incisive sonic whole."
Praise for the Dune audiobook—The First Installment in the New Multi-Cast Recordings of the Six Original DUNE novels:
“How does Herbert’s text come off when read aloud? Superbly!...The listener falls under the mellow sway of these talented voices. The production values here are top-notch. The sound is crystalline...But perhaps the most impressive thing about this production is the way all the neologisms and foreign terms sound so natural and flow so easily—and consistently—off the tongues of the performers.” —SciFi Weekly
“Vance imbues each character with a distinctive voice: his Duncan is a truculent Clive Owen sound-alike, while his Leto (suitably) has the stentorian tones of a self-absorbed Shakespearean actor.” – SciFiDimensions
Praise for the Dune series:
“One of the monuments of modern science fiction.” —Chicago Tribune on Dune
“Brilliant... It is all that Dune was and maybe a little more.” —Galaxy Magazine
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This book is either a love it or hate it affair. It's quite different from the previous Dune novels. It takes place over 4,000 years after the original Dune novel. Leto is emperor and has become part Sandworm. There are no epic battles or even showdowns. Rather, God Emperor of Dune is about court politics. In particular, it focuses on the relationship between the God Emperor Leto, his majordomo Moneo, his daughter and rebel leader Siona, and the Duncan Idaho ghola. The book is about these four … more