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Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert 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 sci-fi story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in Analog of Dune World... show more
Frank Herbert 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 sci-fi story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in Analog of Dune World and The Prophet of Dune that were amalgamated in the novel Dune in 1965.
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Birth date: 08-10-1920
Died: 11-02-1986
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it 1 year ago
The masterpiece of science fiction and probably the best-known book of the genre to general audiences, is more the examination of humanity and the environment than technology. Frank Herbert’s Dune changed the emphasis of the genre from technology to the future of humanity from beings to various fac...
lqlarry
lqlarry rated it 1 year ago
This is not the first time I've read Dune, but I haven't read any of the other books in the series. One interesting thing is that the author, Frank Herbert was a speechwriter in the '50s, so you see the behind the scene workings in the running of governments of the Dune universe. Herbert won a Hugo...
Calyre
Calyre rated it 2 years ago
Il força l'allure et perçut le froissement des robes derrière lui. Il pensa alors aux paroles du sirat qu'il avait lues dans la minuscule Bible Catholique Orange de Yueh : "Le Paradis sur ma droite, l'Enfer sur ma gauche et l'Ange de la Mort derrière moi", et il se les répéta plusieurs fois.La voix ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
A great book full of grand themes.Time has only made it grander in its vision. I mean, there was a time when Islam wasn't the great, dangerous "other" to Western eyes. Moderate Islam had an appeal to the west, for example, Goethe's west-eastern Divan. Dune stands in this tradition. It describes a wo...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
I can honestly say that this will be the last book I read in the Dune series. I have been warned after the next one it just gets even more convoluted. That's a shame. I really loved the story-telling in the first book, but this one made barely any sense and there was very little dialogue. You just k...
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