Download Chapterhouse Dune: Book Six in the Dune Chronicles Audiobook

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Author: Frank Herbert Narrator: Scott Brick, Simon Vance, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Dune Chronicles Release Date: February 2009 ISBN: 9781427207494
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The desert planet Arrakis, called Dune, has been destroyed. Now, the Bene Gesserit, heirs to Dune's power, have colonized a green world—and are tuning it into a desert, mile by scorched mile.

Chapterhouse Dune is the last book Frank Herbert wrote before his death: A stunning climax to the epic Dune legend that will live on forever.

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  • “Even if you've already read the entire series (or heard another version), the great production and voice work in this release makes it worth the time spent listening. Like me, you'll probably gain some additional insights after hearing Macmillan Audio's rendition of this classic. SF Site

  • ...the talented cast--Euan Morton, Katherine Kellgren, Scott Brick and Simon Vance--do yeoman's labor. Each reads from a different point of view, a move that could easily be confusing but for the superb direction. Publishers Weekly
  • This science-fiction novel works exceptionally well as a full-cast recording…Simon Vance helps listeners conjure vivid mind pictures from Herbert's poetic descriptions. AudioFile
  • Euan Morton, Katherine Kellgren, Scott Brick and Simon Vance do an excellent job of distinguishing the wide variety of male and female characters involved in this episode... [I] recommend that other Dune fans try the audiobooks. Bookloons.com

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bob(by) | 2/5/2014

    " See review of Dune Messiah. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Misha | 1/30/2014

    " A satisfying end to the Dune saga. I'm not sure I want to continue with the series as written by the son. For me the zenith of the series was God Emperor of Dune, the pivotal book the first two build up to and the events that are reconciled by it in the future millennia in the last two books of the series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeremiah | 1/25/2014

    " DUNE levels off at this point, continuing to be interesting, but not nearly as mind-blowing as the original. A quality read, but not a must. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carlos | 1/24/2014

    " still good, but now got a little stretched from the good ol days... "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kat | 1/15/2014

    " frat partay on dune "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andre | 1/9/2014

    " A good finish to the the Dune saga. Feels like the universe would go on but a good last read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michael | 1/8/2014

    " This was Herbert's best of the Dune series. Great subdued cliffhanger ending. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ruth | 1/7/2014

    " While I didn't like it as much as Heretics, I really enjoyed reading Chapterhouse. It's sad to finish the series, but it's nice that it ended with so much potential. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Josh | 1/4/2014

    " The DUNE series was good albeit strange in places. The ideas relating to destiny and the messiah theme are all quite intriguing as well as the social implications of various forms of slavery and bondage. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Reuben | 12/8/2013

    " A great ending...or is it? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marilyn | 12/3/2013

    " I enjoyed this one the most out of Frank Herbert's Dune series. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Christina | 7/12/2013

    " If you like science fiction, these books are great. However, for my personal preferences, the further you proceed into the Dune Chronicles, the stranger and more detached I felt from the actual story. It was almost too wierd to read, which is saying something you know me well. :) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Chip | 1/4/2013

    " Not my favorite book in the Dune series. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Russell | 10/1/2012

    " And so the Chronicles of Dune end here...Yet it feels as if Mr Herbert had some unfinished business...The world may never know! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Larry | 7/25/2012

    " a magnificent ending. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Edward | 7/21/2012

    " I got through it. Better than the last one. But from here on out I'll just read the Wikipedia summary. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Billcorcoran | 11/21/2011

    " This book felt like it was covering the same ground again without moving forward. Sadly the author died and did not write the final book in the series. His son recently did write that book based on his fathers notes, but I haven't read it yet. I'll review it when I do. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Asher | 11/14/2011

    " Jesus Christ, what is this? And how did the jews get involved? "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Liane | 10/11/2011

    " Still strange and incomprehensible. Fear is the mind killer...right? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gonzalo | 8/25/2011

    " Un cierre deslucido, pero digno. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Phil | 5/25/2011

    " Jesus this was fuggin boring. What a disappointment considering the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mali | 5/18/2011

    " WOW! So many beautiful thoughts, i really enjoyed reading this part. too bad there's no sequence to this one.. :( "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Beth | 4/28/2011

    " Done with the Dune series! Some of them get so weird. Overall, I'm glad I read them all, but equally glad that I'm finished. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kani | 4/19/2011

    " I never read this when I was "doing Dune" and it did tie up some loose ends for me but I must have missed something because there were gaps in my understanding of the story and it ended unsatisfactorily... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Owen | 2/9/2011

    " Frank Herbert is a master. Great finish- only sad because I got to the end of the incredible ride. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 1/23/2011

    " I digged the Bene Gesserit before, but now: I'm sold. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 adri | 1/21/2011

    " livro chato, chato, chato, chato! só terminei de ler porque é o final toda uma história contendo 6 livros. e olha só: é um final *nada* emocionante -- nem valeu a pena! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 David | 1/7/2011

    " Which character do you hate the least? Really, I stopped being emotionally involved with the characters after Children of Dune. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michael | 12/6/2010

    " Weakest of the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Henk | 11/24/2010

    " What is there to add to all that's been said about the dune series. Simply at a lonely height as a work of science fiction. "

About the Author

Author Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert (1920–1986), winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards and a #1 New York Times bestselling author, was born in Tacoma, Washington, and worked as a reporter and later as an editor for a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer. His first science fiction story was published in 1952, but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication of “Dune World” and “The Prophet of Dune” in Analog. The stories were amalgamated in the bestselling novel Dune in 1965.

About the Narrators

Scott Brick, an acclaimed voice artist, screenwriter, and actor, has performed on film, television, and radio. He attended UCLA and spent ten years in a traveling Shakespeare company. Passionate about the spoken word, he has narrated a wide variety of audiobooks. winning won more than fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards and several of the prestigious Audie Awards. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and the Voice of Choice for 2016 by Booklist magazine.

Simon Vance (a.k.a. Robert Whitfield) is an award-winning actor and narrator. He has earned more than fifty Earphones Awards and won the prestigious Audie Award for best narration thirteen times. He was named Booklist’s very first Voice of Choice in 2008 and has been named an AudioFile Golden Voice as well as an AudioFile Best Voice of 2009. He has narrated more than eight hundred audiobooks over almost thirty years, beginning when he was a radio newsreader for the BBC in London. He is also an actor who has appeared on both stage and television.

Katherine Kellgren (1969–2018), narrator and actress, appeared onstage in London, New York, and Frankfurt, including in the role of Laura in a regional production of The Glass Menagerie and appearances on Comedy Central. In recognition of her mastery of audiobook narration, she received many honors, including the prestigious Audie Awards, with four for best female narrator; the Odyssey Award; Publishers Weekly Listen Up Award; dozens of AudioFile magazine Earphones Awards; an AudioFile Golden Voice Award; Booklist Voice of Choice award; and acclaim from press and listener reviews.

Euan Morton is an Earphones Award–winning narrator. As an actor and singer, he is best known for his role as Boy George in the musical Taboo, which earned him a Laurence Olivier Award nomination. He reprised the role on Broadway, earning him the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut, as well as nominations for the ony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League awards. His other stage performances include Leaves of Glass, Sondheim on Sondheim, and Cyrano De Bergerac.