Although an interesting listen (I give it about 3.5 stars), I found Hunters of Dune to be more a description of what has occured than a re-enactment. ..Show More » I fealt removed rather than immersed in the story. For Dune fans, I expect it will be worth the listen. If you are new to Dune, this is not a good place to start. I miss dialog and interaction.
I have never been enthralled with the authors' 'new' Dune books (although I respect their other works), but I have bought them all to hear how the sto..Show More »ry ends (and began). I would rate this book better than some of the others in the authors' series, although none of them approach the original works (in my opinion). I actually do not mind the content of this book so much as the style of writing, which is so different from Frank Herbert's (though some may prefer it as more 'readable'). I assume the majority of the plot points were outlined by F. Herbert, but I felt the execution was clumsy and drawn out. The ending resolution felt derivative of several sci-fi movies to me, you'll know which when you read it. Mostly though, I find that I cannot listen to Scott Brick's narration - this is entirely personal preference, but I find his narrations overly dramatic and entirely too earnest.