Posts made in March, 2012

On the impact of Dune

I’m reading a charming, well-loved 1965 Book Club edition of Dune from the local library. We take Space Opera for granted today, but observe how it needed to be described back then. Inside flap copy, after some standard stuff about Duke Leto and the great rival house of Harkonnen: (italics are from original source are shown in bold here)

A page of medieval history?

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Micah Joel

Purveyor of things geeky