The Dosadi Experiment (Tor Science Fiction) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. The Dosadi Experiment (Tor Science Fiction) Mass Market Paperback – September 16, Frank Herbert () created the most beloved novel in the annals of science. The Dosadi Experiment is part of a series on Saboteur Extraordinary Jorj X. McKie consisting of two pieces of short fiction, A Matter of Traces. The Dosadi Experiment is a Science Fiction novel by Frank Herbert; part of his ConSentiency series (less famous than his Dune series). The protagonist is.
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I really enjoyed the story but the motivation of the main character was a little unclear to me. Get Known if you don’t have an account.
An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty. McKei has been sent in to clean it up, though the ultimate motive behind his mission is a mystery. But he is shocked into personally surrendering to Jedrik after the God Wall Caleban makes the sky of Dosadi black in preparation for the destruction of the planet. May 06, Stephanie Ricker rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Will the people of Dosadi be loosed upon the rest of the complacent universe? I’d even go so far as to say that this is a must read for any serious Dune afficianados because the text provides one more point of entry into that univer I wanted to give this book a low rating because the first 70 pages are painfully boring and unintelligible Anonymous February 18, at Wound Healing With Wearable Nanogenerators re: The Gowachin are froglike, both in their outward appearance of wide bachtrian faces with gaping mouths and bulging eyes and in their lifecycle, beginning life in an aquatic form that resembles a tadpole.
His stories describe social and legal structures so byzantine they require page upon page of explanation, and political maneuverings so subtle that empires can seemingly fall on the arch of an eyebrow.
I’ll start with a side note here: Some smaller factions realize they have to choose right away which side they are going to support as they are too small to survive; one of these factions turns out to be controlled by a third alien species.
Though this book takes place after Whipping StarI did not read the first and yet had no trouble following the events of The Dosadi Experiment. Then there is the intriguing Gowachin legal system. Still, there’s something oddly familiar about the weirdness of the Dune universe that I didn’t feel here, which was maybe because I didn’t read the previous book set in this universe a few internet searches for background partly made up for this, though.
It was an okay book. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Fans of all the Dune books and I am one worshipped the original correctly and justly and simply enjoy reveling in the world building.
The characters are fairly unlovable. Swimming Tubes – water-filled for frog people. Aug 25, Denis rated it liked it. Moreover, Herbert has a wonderful ability to bring out cultural traditions and political intrigues in a way that is engaging and fascinating. Personality Simulator – game your office politics.
The Dosadi Experiment
The experiment has gone on secretly for decades, with the fear that this experiment is strictly illegal fxperiment the terms of intergalactic treaties of dozens of species. This is best “non Dune” book by Frank Herbert that I have read.
Yes, it is obvious that he is a master writer with complex yet solid plotting and experijent world building Drama, struggle for expreiment and entertainment rolled into one. At any rate, minor disagreements with his politics will not be enough to stop me from wanting to see more of how Herbert applied his very original imagination in other books.
It sucks the joy out of the reading. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat He was the father of fellow author Brian Herbert. Jedrik is the culmination of an eight-generation plan to break free of the God Wall enclosing Dosadi.
The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert
Oddly, most of the reviews like to point out how unrelated this book is to that series. This gives them the ability to experimnet bodies and thus by using a hole in the contract sealing Dosadi they can escape via jump gate.
He is best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels.