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Frank Herbert created the most beloved novel in the annals of science fiction, Dune. He was a man of many facets, of countless passageways that ran through an intricate mind. His magnum opus is a reflection of this, a classic work that stands as one of the most complex, multi-layered novels ever written in any genre. Today the novel is more popular than ever. -- More about Frank Herbert here.

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Dune

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness. Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth killing for....

Year: 1965
Genre: Soft SFSpeculative Fiction

 

Dune Messiah

Dune Messiah continues the story of Paul Atreides, better known--and feared--as the man christened Muad'Dib. As Emperor of the known universe, he possesses more power than a single man was ever meant to wield. Worshipped as a religious icon by the fanatical Fremen, Paul faces the enmity of the political houses he displaced when he assumed the throne--and a conspiracy conducted within his own sphere of influence.

Year: 1969
Genre: Science FictionSoft SF

 

Oct 08, 1920 -- Feb 11, 1986
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Stand Alone Novels

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-- -- -- --1966The Eyes of HeisenbergScience Fiction
-- -- -- --1982White PlagueHard SF

 

SERIES: ConSentiency

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-- -- -- --19701Whipping StarSoft SF
-- -- -- --19772The Dosadi ExperimentSoft SF

 

SERIES: Dune Saga

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-- -- -- --19651DuneSoft SFSpeculative Fiction
-- -- -- --19692Dune MessiahScience FictionSoft SF
-- -- -- --19763Children of DuneScience FictionSoft SF
-- -- -- --19814God Emperor of DuneScience FictionSoft SF
-- -- -- --19845Heretics of DuneScience FictionSoft SF
-- -- -- --19856Chapterhouse: DuneSoft SFSpeculative Fiction

 

SERIES: Prelude to Dune

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-- -- -- --19991Dune: House Atreidesby Brian Herbert and Kevin J. AndersonAction & Adventure SF
-- -- -- --20002Dune: House Harkonnenby Brian Herbert and Kevin J. AndersonAction & Adventure SF
-- -- -- --20013Dune: House Corrinoby Brian Herbert and Kevin J. AndersonAction & Adventure SF

 

Non-Fiction

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-- -- -- --2003Dreamer of Dune
The Biography of Frank Herbert
by Brian HerbertBiography