Dune: Now a major new film from the director of Blade Runner 2049

Frank Herbert

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Published: 18-10-2007

£12.99

The most famous, widely acclaimed and popular of all sf novelsNAMED ONE OF THE BBC’s 100 NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD’An astonishing science fiction phenomenon’ WASHINGTON POST

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‘An astonishing science fiction phenomenon’ WASHINGTON POST’I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings’ Arthur C Clarke’It is possible that Dune is even more relevant now than when it was first published’ NEW YORKERThe Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery, and it duly comes – but from a shockingly unexpected place.Then Paul succeeds his father, and he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force …DUNE: one of the most brilliant science fiction novels ever written, as engrossing and heart-rending today as it was when it was first published half a century ago.Joint winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1966Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1965

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Weight 0.615 kg
Dimensions 62 × 133 × 204 mm
Page Count 624