Book Review of The Dosadi Experiment

The Dosadi Experiment
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This book encompasses many of the same themes as Dune - a savage planet that forces its population to excellence, breeding of superior humans, communication via subtle shifts in posture and voice, and a galactic conspiracy to suppress the threatening superior humans - but is an infinitely inferior work.

For one thing, there are at least two exclamation points per page. It gets tiring, being shocked! by! a new insight! every other paragraph!

More importantly, while every single character is a scheming, conniving, double-crossing super-agent, we're not given nearly enough background to understand any of their motivations, so it's really hard to care who's winning or why.