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Dune (Dune #1)

Dune (Dune #1)

Author: Frank Herbert
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description
The epic story of the planet Arrakis, its Atreides rulers and their mortal enemies the Harkonnens is the finest, most widely acclaimed and enduring science fiction novel of this century. Huge in scope, towering in concept, it is a work that will live on in the reader's imagination.
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A fresh new cover look for Frank Herbert's DUNE, the best-selling science fiction novel of all time.

Awards

Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Reviews

'Unique among SF novels ... I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings.' -- Arthur C. Clarke 'One of the landmarks of modern science fiction ... an amazing feat of creation.' -- Analog

Author description

Frank Herbert was born in 1920 and spent most of early life in the Pacific Northwest of America. He was a professional photographer, journalist and occasional oyster-diver; he also had stints as a radio news commentator and jungle survival instructor. Though he is best known for Dune, he was also the author of several other important science fiction novels including The Green Brain, The Dragon in the Sea and The White Plague. He was awarded the Nebula and Hugo Awards - the highest literary accolades in the world of science fiction - for Dune. He died in 1986.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780450011849
  • : Hodder Stoughton General Division
  • : Hodder Paperback
  • : February 1982
  • : 178mm X 134mm X 39mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Science fiction; Fantasy
  • : maps
  • : Frank Herbert
  • : Paperback
  • : 2
  • : 813.54
  • : 608