Dune Messiah: Book Two in the Dune Chronicles

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Date: September 2007

Duration: 8 hours 58 minutes


The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! Frank Herbert's second installment explores new developments on the desert planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and its strange threatening environment. Dune Messiah picks up the story of the man known as Maud'dib, heir to a power unimaginable, bringing to fruition an ambition of unparalleled scale: the centuries-old scheme to create a superbeing who reigns not in the heavens but among men. But the question is: Do all paths of glory lead to the grave?


  • Bruce Curson

    A great sequel to Dune. I was not expecting a better read than Dune but I believe that it was. This is a much shorter novel when compared to Dune and that length fits the book well since most of the background was already set in the longer novel, Dune. You won't be disappointed as the story continues ... and obviously, you must have already read Dune to fully understand the nuances suggested in this book.

  • lorin

    I was not expecting to like this book. Unlike everyone else, I did not like Dune. I felt the characters were rushed in the first book. I thought this book was very interesting as a character study. Herbert spent much less time developing the story line and much more time expounding on the characters. Put together the story felt complete.

  • John

    Difficult book to get through. Very week plot--nothing exciting happens. Mostly consists of dialogue between characters.

Dune Messiah: Book Two in the Dune Chronicles

by Frank Herbert

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