Great book Brian and Kevin do a great job of picking up the story were it left off with tons of intrigue and new ideas this book is as good as any that Frank himself has written. Dont believe the negative check it out for yourself. I just went through the whole series (that Frank wrote) and now i am finishing it with the 2 Brian wrote. Dont believe the negative hype if your a Dune fan this is a MUST have.
I've read and listened to some books from the Dune series by Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson before.
I know they say I shouldn't compare their books to the Dune books by Frank Herbert, but I can't help to.
The story is exciting and their recapitulation of what happened in the prequels helped me to understand the prequels a little better actually. Some exiting things happen in Hunters of Dune, which I won't spoil.
But what I miss is depth of the characters. They are often too rational and humans aren't that rational all that often. I know I'm not. That's why the characters are less interesting. And I think the writers don't seem to grasp that.
That was a long time for a cliff-hanger (Chapterhouse Dune). Hunters is wonderful, and I've enjoyed the prequels. I'm glad the Dune saga can continue.
I actually like the Herbert/Anderson versions of Dune a little better than the originals. Starting with God Emperor of Dune, the story got a little too weird. I don't really like the whole Ghola thing, but we seem to be stuck with it. At least we have more Gholas than just the know-it-all Duncan Idaho ghola.
I like all of Scott Brick's readings and look for books he has read. His interpretation usually makes the story better.
The Dune series for me is similar to the Foundation trilogy. The subsequent prequels and sequels made the original trilogy make more sense and be more readable.
Looking forward to the final book in the series. Hopefully the bad guys will be beaten once and for all.