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  • Brian Herbert

    Frank Herbert's Dune is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of The Lord of the Rings, and The Road to Dune is a companion work comparable to The Silmarillion, shedding light on and following the remarkable development of the bestselling science fiction novel of all time. Herein, the world's millions of Dune fans can now read at long last the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah. The Road to Dune also includes the original correspondence between Frank Herbert and famed editor John W. Campbell, Jr.; excerpts from Herbert's correspondence during his years-long struggle to get his innovative work published; and the article 'They Stopped the Moving...read more

  • Brian Herbert

    THE ROAD TO DUNE is a compilation of material celebrating – and adding to – the epic Dune novels. In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of Dune fans can now listen – at long last – to the unpublished chapters and scenes from the original Dune books; as well as correspondence with Frank Herbert relating to DUNE; short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson and also SPICE PLANET, an original novella by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, based on a detailed outline left by Frank Herbert. 'Frank Herbert would surely be delighted and proud of this continuation of his vision.' Dean...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    The desert planet Arrakis, called Dune, has been destroyed. Now, the Bene Gesserit, heirs to Dune's power, have colonized a green world-and are tuning it into a desert, mile by scorched mile. Chapterhouse Dune is the last book Frank Herbert wrote before his death: A stunning climax to the epic Dune legend that will live on...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Heretics of Dune, the fifth installment in Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi series. On Arrakis, now called Rakis, known to legend as Dune, ten times ten centuries have passed. The planet is becoming desert again. The Lost Ones are returning home from the far reaches of space. The great sandworms are dying, and the Bene Gesserit and the Bene Tleilax struggle to direct the future of Dune. The children of Dune's children awaken as from a dream, wielding the new power of a heresy called...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    More than three thousand years have passed since the first events recorded in Frank Herbert's DUNE. Only one link survives with those tumultuous times: the grotesque figure of Leto Atreides, son of the prophet Paul Muad'Dib, and now the virtually immortal God Emperor of Dune. He alone understands the future, and he knows with a terrible certainty that the evolution of his race is at an end unless he can breed new qualities into his species. But to achieve his final victory, Leto Atreides must also bring about his own downfall . ....read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Frank Herbert's bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! In this third installment, the sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone. But for the children of Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the planet's economy. Leto and Ghanima, Paul Atreides's twin children and his heirs, can see possible solutions-but fanatics begin to challenge the rule of the all-powerful Atreides empire, and more than economic disaster...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! Frank Herbert's second installment explores new developments on the desert planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and its strange threatening environment. Dune Messiah picks up the story of the man known as Maud'dib, heir to a power unimaginable, bringing to fruition an ambition of unparalleled scale: the centuries-old scheme to create a superbeing who reigns not in the heavens but among men. But the question is: Do all paths of glory lead to the...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Timothée Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, and Charlotte Rampling. 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 is undoubtedly the grandest epic in...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    One of Frank Herbert's lost, never before published novels written before his award winning book DUNE. Angels' Fall is a gripping thriller set in the South American jungles. After his plane crashes deep in the Amazon, freelance pilot Jeb Logan has to keep himself and his passengers alive in a grueling trip down river. Adrift in the wreckage of the plane with Jeb are a beautiful singer, her young son, and a ruthless murderer clinging to the last thread of sanity. With supplies running out and nature itself turning against them, this small desperate group struggles to survive against the jungle and each...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    La mayor epopeya de todos los tiempos, en formato audiolibro con la traducción corregida en 2019. Dune será siempre considerada el gran triunfo de la imaginación que convirtió a Frank Herbert en uno de los grandes visionarios de la literatura universal. Hoy este gran clásico vuelve a estar de actualidad porque pronto inspirará una película y una serie de televisión dirigidas por Denis Villeneuve, el director de Arrival y Blade Runner 2049. Es hora, pues, de reivindicar un libro mítico en formato audiolibro. La historia comienza a miles de años en el futuro, en un gran imperio galáctico dividido en cuasi-feudos controlados por familias nobles. La clave para el...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    El mesías de Dune es la segunda entrega de la excepcional saga de Frank Herbert «Dune», considerada la mejor serie de ciencia ficción de todos los tiempos. Arrakis, también llamado Dune: un mundo desierto en pos del sueño de convertirse en un paraíso, cuna de mil guerras que se han extendido por todo el universo y de un anhelo mesiánico que intenta alcanzar el sueño más antiguo de la humanidad... Paul Atreides: un personaje mítico, perturbado por la cercana presencia de una sombra dominante: su hermana Alia. Y frente a ellos, los grandes intereses económicos, políticos y religiosos que sacuden los espacios interestelares: la CHOAM, la Cofradía espacial, el...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Hijos de Dune es la tercera novela de la serie «Dune» de Frank Herbert, una obra maestra unánimemente reconocida como la mejor saga de ciencia ficción de todos los tiempos. Leto Atreides, el hijo de Paul -el mesías de una religión que arrasó el universo, el mártir que, ciego, se adentró en el desierto para morir-, tiene ahora nueve años. Pero es mucho más que un niño, porque dentro de él laten miles de vidas que lo arrastran a un implacable destino. Él y su hermana gemela, bajo la regencia de su tía Alia, gobiernan un planeta que se ha convertido en el eje de todo el universo. Arrakis, más conocido como Dune. Y en este planeta, centro de las intrigas de una...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Read by the author, this compilation of key excerpts from the brilliant Dune trilogy is melded with connective text written by Frank Herbert specifically for these recordings. Includes selections from Dune: The Banquet Scene, Sandworms of Dune, The Battles of Dune, and The Truths of Dune: Fear is the Mind...read more

  • Brian Herbert

    Frank Herbert's last published novel is a charming and witty science fiction adventure coauthored with his son Brian. What if the entire universe were the creation of alien minds? After an unfortunate spaceship accident, the hedonistic human Lutt Hansen Jr. finds himself sharing his body and mind with a na├»ve alien dreamer. Together the two must survive dangers, schemes, and assassination attempts—but can they survive each...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Dios emperador de Dune es la cuarta entrega de la fascinante saga de ciencia ficción de Frank Herbert. Esta cuarta entrega de la saga «Dune» centra su trama en la figura mesiánica de Leto Atreides II (hijo de Paul Atreides, héroe cuya estirpe hunde sus raíces en la legendaria casa griega de los Atridas) y nos lleva, a través de diversos dilemas éticos, a comprender los mitos que necesita la humanidad y a los héroes que los encarnan. El futuro, en el mundo de Dune, pertenece solo a los que son capaces de pensar por sí mismos. Esta saga apasionante plantea por primera vez de forma completa, racional y convincente todo un mundo absolutamente diferente del nuestro. Sus...read more

  • James Schmitz

    This superlative collection of futuristic tales explores ground-breaking supernatural themes from the founding heroes of the science-fiction genre. The short story form is perfect for capturing the atmospheric tension of these legendary stories. This collection includes the following stories: 'The Door in the Wall' by H. G. Wells—A man must choose between the rationality of science and the magic of imagination.'All Cats Are Gray' by Andre Norton—A down-on-his-luck spaceman and a mysterious woman and her cat take off to explore and bring back a derelict ship said to hold great treasure.'A Martian Odyssey' by Stanley G. Weinbaum—A four-man crew lands on Mars and makes a...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    The starship Earthling, filled with thousands of hibernating colonists en route to a new world at Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship's three organic mental cores—disembodied human brains that control the vessel's functions—go insane. The emergency skeleton crew sees only one chance for survival: build an artificial consciousness in the Earthling's primary computer that can guide them to their destination—and hope it doesn't destroy the human race. Don't miss Frank Herbert's classic novel that begins the epic Pandora...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    The exciting sequel to The Jesus Incident, one of the greatest adventures since Dune. A world of water… In The Jesus Incident Frank Herbert and Bill Ransom introduced Ship, an artificial intelligence that believed it was God, abandoning its unworthy human cargo on the all-sea world of Pandora. Now centuries have passed. The descendants of humanity, split into Mermen and Islanders, must reunite—because Pandora's original owner is returning to...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Set twenty-five years after The Lazarus Effect, this final book in the Destination: Void collaboration between Frank Herbert and Bill Ransom concludes the story of the planet Pandora. Pandora's humans have been recovering land from its raging seas at an accelerated pace since The Lazarus Effect. The great kelp of the seas, sentient but electronically manipulated by humans, buffers Pandora's wild currents to restore land and facilitate the booming sea trade. New settlements rise overnight, but children starve in their shadows. An orbiting assembly station is near completion of Project Voidship, which is the hope of many for finding a better world. Pandora is under the fist of an...read more

  • Frank Herbert

    Published posthumously, this dystopian novel was written between Frank Herbert's classics The Dragon in the Sea and Dune. EMASI! Each Man A Separate Individual! That is the rallying cry of the Seps, the resistance force engaged in a class war against the upper tiers of a society driven entirely by opinion polls. Those who score high, the High-Opps, are given plush apartments, comfortable jobs, every possible convenience. But those who happen to be low-opped live crowded in warrens, facing harsh lives and brutal conditions. Daniel Movius, ex–senior liaitor, rides high in the opinion polls—until he loses everything, brushed aside by a very powerful man. Low-opped and abandoned,...read more