A deluxe hardcover edition of Frank Herbert s epic masterpiece a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time This deluxe hardcover edition of Dune includes An iconic new cover Stained edges and fully illustrated endpapers A beautifully designed poster on the interior of the jacket A redesigned world map of Dune An updated Introduction by Brian HerbertSet on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the spice melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth killing forWhen House Atreides is betrayed, the destruction of Paul s family will set the boy on a journey toward a destiny greater than he could ever have imagined And as he evolves into the mysterious man known as Muad Dib, he will 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. Best Read Books Dune by Frank Herbert – bluevapours.co.uk
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 classics in the field of science fiction.He was the father of fellow author Brian Herbert.
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