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Dune

Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chilton Book Company, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Book club editionView all editions and formats
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Future space fantasy concerning a time when the human race has reached a point of intellectual stagnation and receives the help of a space-age Messiah and prophet. The Duke must exchange his planet. Instead of his own lovely domain, rich and well-watered, he, his wife and son must move to and accept a barren desert planet, where a drop of water is worth its weight in platinum.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Herbert
OCLC Number: 1098868
Notes: Edition statement from dust jacket.
Sequel: Dune messiah.
Description: xxx, 507 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Terminology of the Imperium --
Book I: Dune --
Book II: Muad'dib --
Book III: The prophet --
Map --
Appendix I: The ecology of Dune --
Appendix II: The religion of Dune --
Appendix III: Report on Bene Gesserit motives and purposes --
Appendix IV: The almanak en-Ashraf (selected excerpts of the noble houses).
Responsibility: by Frank Herbert.

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Future space fantasy concerning a time when the human race has reached a point of intellectual stagnation and receives the help of a space-age Messiah and prophet. The Duke must exchange his planet. Instead of his own lovely domain, rich and well-watered, he, his wife and son must move to and accept a barren desert planet, where a drop of water is worth its weight in platinum.

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