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  Frank Herbert’s novel of ecology, religion, and political maneuverings in a science fiction setting; a best selling novel and arguably the best selling science fiction novel of all time (1965)
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Strongly Associated with:   Frank Herbert
The 1984 Dino De Laurentiis film was generally considered a travesty by fans of the book.

Flesch-Kincaid Readability Index: 5.9 (suitable for someone at standard reading level in or above 6th grade)*

* Although this index indicates that sentences are short and words do not have too many syllables, the length of the book, terminology, and intricate setting make the book more difficult than this index indicates.
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