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Frank Herbert's classic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time.
A mythic and emotionally charged hero's journey, Dune
tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence--a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential--only those who can conquer their fear will survive.Author:
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About the Author
Frank Herbert is the bestselling author of the Dune saga. He was born in Tacoma, Washington, and educated at the University of Washington, Seattle. He worked a wide variety of jobs--including TV cameraman, radio commentator, oyster diver, jungle survival instructor, lay analyst, creative writing teacher, reporter and editor of several West Coast newspapers--before becoming a full-time writer.
In 1952, Herbert began publishing science fiction with "Looking for Something?" in Startling Stories
. But his emergence as a writer of major stature did not occur until 1965, with the publication of Dune
. Dune Messiah
, Children of Dune
, God Emperor of Dune
, Heretics of Dune
, and Chapterhouse: Dune
followed, completing the saga that the Chicago Tribune
would call "one of the monuments of modern science fiction." Herbert is also the author of some twenty other books, including The White Plague
, The Dosadi Experiment
, and Destination: Void
. He died in 1986.