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Author Name: Frank Herbert


Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. Although also a short story author, he is best known for his novels, most notably Dune and its five sequels. The Dune saga, set in the distant future and taking place over millennia, deals with themes such as human survival and evolution, ecology, and the intersection of religion, politics and power. Dune itself is the "best-selling science fiction novel of all time," and the series is widely considered to be among the classics in the genre.

 

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God Emperor of Dune
 -by Frank Herbert


The sheer magnificience of this book astounds even the most intellectual of minds. No it is not a normal book by most c... Read More

   
Chapter House Dune
 -by Frank Herbert

Now--the conclusion to Frank Herbert's l3-million-copy epic masterpiece. The desert planet Arrakis, called Dune, has been destr... Read More

   
Heretics of Dune
 -by Frank Herbert

This is the fifth work in the Dune sequence. The people of the Scattering are returning. Amongst them, mysterious and threateni... Read More



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