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The Resource Dune, Frank Herbert

Dune, Frank Herbert

Label
Dune
Title
Dune
Statement of responsibility
Frank Herbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In new, hardcover edition is the novel that shaped modern science fiction. 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 Rings."-Arthur C. Clarke. Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud'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 is undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction. Frank Herbert's death in 1986 was a tragic loss, yet the astounding legacy of his visionary fiction will live forever
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Summary
Set on the desert planet Arrakis, this is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib, avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family, and bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 1965.
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 1966.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
033651
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.E63
LC item number
D8 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Dune novels.
  • Dune novels
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Dune, Frank Herbert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel: Dune messiah
Control code
1841667
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 412 p.
Isbn
9780801950773
Lccn
65022547
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00503303
  • (OCoLC)503303
Label
Dune, Frank Herbert
Publication
Note
Sequel: Dune messiah
Control code
1841667
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 412 p.
Isbn
9780801950773
Lccn
65022547
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00503303
  • (OCoLC)503303

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