A Novel Podcast
About This Show
Our group discusses books and novels from all different genres. Focusing on one book per episode, we discuss its place in the world of literature from story to characters, symbolism and themes. We include titles from the very newest best sellers, timeless classics and some you've never heard of. Stretch your exposure to different styles, historical, to horror, comedy, science fiction and beyond.
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Most Recent Episode
A Novel Podcast 011 - Dune
In today's episode we’re talking about Dune, by Frank Herbert. Published in a 1965, this epic science fiction novel was originally released as two separate serials in Analog magazine. Having sold over 12 million copies this book is the worlds best selling Science Fiction novel. We discuss in depth the world Herbert has created and it's the intricate plot of plans within plans. We try to break apart how character driven the story is, with technology taking a backseat. And we attempt to name the more recent works that were influenced by the Dune world, especially those of George R. R. Martin.