finished reading Dune by Frank Herbert (Dune Chronicles, #1)

Frank Herbert: Dune (Hardcover, 1987, Berkley) 4 stars

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, …

I enjoyed the SciaFi classic just as much this time as when I first read it thirty years ago. Back then, I did not care as much for the couple of sequels I read, but the original book is gripping from beginning to end. The loose parallel to the Arab Revolt is not historically on point, but novel is nevertheless a thoroughly enjoyable page turner.