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Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: London : Hodder, 2006.
Series: Dune chronicles, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.


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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