The Butlerian Jihad

The Butlerian Jihad

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A Dune prequel portrays the "Butlerian jihad" against technology, a background story vital to the Dune universe.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2003
Edition: First U.S. mass market edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780765340771
0765340771
Branch Call Number: SCIFI HERBE...B
Characteristics: 695 pages ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Kevin J. 1962-- Author
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2002
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Includes an excerpt from: Dune : the machine crusade (pages [687]-695)

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Nov 05, 2013

The only new Dune books by Herebert & Anderson I would recommend are Paul of Dune & possibly Winds of Dune. The House trilogy are fairly ok.

With The Butlerian Jihad it may be of interest to the serious Dune reader to flesh out the early time line. Suffer through it for a few intersting and ok parts.
Overly violent, sensational. plodding, pedantic and way too long.
It gets worse for the next two books in this trilogy and also for Sisterhood of Dune which also exists on the pre-history timeline of the Dune universe.

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