Dune

Dune

Book - 1999
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Frank Herbert's epic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and the bestselling science fiction novel of all time.

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family--and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.

A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what it undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 1999.
ISBN: 9780441005901
044100590X
Branch Call Number: SCIENCE FICTION HERBERT
Characteristics: 517 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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This sci fi classic follows Paul Atreides, the child of a betrayed noble family, and eventual leader of a rebellion against an empire. Hugo and Nebula award winner.

Dune-- the book with perhaps the most claim to the title of “greatest science fiction novel of all time”-- is an epic story of the incredible limits of what mankind and the space it inhabits can achieve. The plot follows the political battles and manipulation of the many powerful factions in the... Read More »


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