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Dune (Dune #1)
by Frank Herbert

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Dune (Dune #1) by Frank Herbert Overview

This book was mistakenly published under ISBN13: 9780965017763. Set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar empire where planetary dynasties are controlled by noble houses that owe an allegiance to the imperial House Corrino, Dune tells the story of young Paul Atreides (the heir apparent to Duke Leto Atreides and heir of House Atreides) as he and his family This book was mistakenly published under ISBN13: 9780965017763. Set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar empire where planetary dynasties are controlled by noble houses that owe an allegiance to the imperial House Corrino, Dune tells the story of young Paul Atreides (the heir apparent to Duke Leto Atreides and heir of House Atreides) as he and his family accept control of the desert planet Arrakis, the only source of the 'spice' melange, the most important and valuable substance in the cosmos. The story explores the complex, multi-layered interactions of politics, religion, ecology, technology, and human emotion as the forces of the empire confront each other for control of Arrakis. Published in 1965, it won the Hugo Award in 1966 and the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel. Dune is frequently cited as the world's best-selling sf novel.

Frank Herbert

About Dune (Dune #1) Description

Frank Herbert was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. He is best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels. The Dune saga, set in the distant future and taking place over millennia, dealt with themes such as human survival and evolution, ecology, and the intersection of religion, politics, and power, and is widely considered to be among the classi

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Original Title Dune ISBN 0340839937 (ISBN13: 9780340839935 ) Edition Language English Series Dune #1, Dune Universe #10 Characters Stilgar, Vladimir Harkonnen, Duncan Idaho, Leto Atreides, Paul Atreides...more , Alia, Lady Jessica, Shaddam IV, Gurney Halleck...less Literary Awards Hugo Award for Best Novel (1966), Nebula Award for Best Novel (1965), Seiun Award 星雲賞 for Best Foreign Novel (1974)