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Children of Dune

(1976)
(The third book in the Dune series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
1977 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee)
1977 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee)

The sand blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone. But for the children of Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the planet's economy. Leto and Ghanima, Paul Atreides's twin children and his heirs, can see possible solutions but fanatics begin to challenge the rule of the all powerful Atreides empire, and more than economic disaster threatens ...


Genre: Science Fiction

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