This epic tale is set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with galaxy-wide repercussions.
When Duke Atreides and his family take up court there they fall into a trap set by his rival.
About the Author
Frank Herbert was born in 1920 and spent most of early life in the Pacific Northwest of America. He was a professional photographer, journalist and occasional oyster-diver; he also had stints as a radio news commentator and jungle survival instructor. Though he is best known for Dune, he was also the author of several other important science fiction novels including The Green Brain, The Dragon in the Sea and The White Plague. He was awarded the Nebula and Hugo Awards - the highest literary accolades in the world of science fiction - for Dune. He died in 1986.
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. [Analog]
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 15th October 2006
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.9 x 11.3 x 3.9
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1