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Dune

Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: London : Hodder, 2006.
Series: Dune chronicles, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set on the desert planet Arrakis begins the story of a great family's plan to bring to fruition an unattainable dream. Winner of the first Nebula Award. This is the best-selling science fiction classic. It begins the story of the man known at Muad'dib & of a great family's ambition to bring to fruition humankind's most ancient & unattainable dream. "Unique-I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Herbert
ISBN: 9780340839935 0340839937
OCLC Number: 64312430
Notes: Originally published: Philadelphia, Pa: Chilton, 1965; London: Gollancz, 1966.
Description: 604 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Dune chronicles, bk. 1.
Responsibility: Frank Herbert.

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Melange, the "spice of spices" grants psychic powers. The troubles begin when stewardship of Arrakis, melange's source, is transferred from the Harkonnen House to House Atreides. The Harkonnens don't  Read more...

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'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.' -- Read more...

 
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