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by Frank Herbert

The epic story of the planet Arrakis, its Atreides rulers and their mortal enemies the Harkonnens is the finest, most widely acclaimed and enduring science fiction novel of this century.

Huge in scope, towering in concept, it is a work that will live on in the reader’s imagination.

#24 in ABC My Favourite Book 


01 January, 1965

About Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert (1920-86) was born in Tacoma, Washington and worked as a reporter and later editor of a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer. His first science fiction story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in Analog Magazine of Dune World and The Prophet of Dune amalgamated into the Hugo and Nebula-winning novel Dune in 1965.


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