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Item:141540039008FREE SHIPPING AUSTRALIA WIDE Dune by Frank Herbert The most famous, widely acclaimed and popular of all sf novels FORMAT Hardcover LANGUAGE English CONDITION Brand New Publisher Description The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery, and it duly comes - but from a shockingly unexpected place.Then Paul succeeds his father, and he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force ...DUNE: one of the most brilliant science fiction novels ever written, as engrossing and heart-rending today as it was when it was first published half a century ago.Joint winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1966Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1965 Notes A new edition of the classic sci-fi fantasy novel, which spawned many sequels and won the first Nebula Award and the Hugo Award on its firts publication in 1965. I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord Of The Rings Arthur C. Clarke Author Biography 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 sf 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, amalgamated in the novel DUNE in 1965. Promotional Winner of the first Nebula Award for best novel, and winner of the Hugo Award A tight mesmerising fabric, interwoven with a potent element of mysticism ... intensely realised Brian W. Aldiss A novel of extraordinary complexity ... the work of a speculative intellect with few rivals in modern sf THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION Consistently voted the Number One SF novel of the last hundred years An irresistible blend of mysticism, ecology, high adventure and political intrigue. Unique amongst SF novels ... I know nothing comparable to it except THE LORD OF THE RINGS Arthur C. Clarke Prizes Winner of Nebula Award 1966 (UK) Details ISBN0575081503 Author Frank Herbert Pages 624 Publisher Orion Publishing Co Year 2007 ISBN-10 0575081503 ISBN-13 9780575081505 Format Hardcover Publication Date 2007-10-18 Imprint Gollancz Place of Publication London Country of Publication United Kingdom DEWEY 813.54 Media Book Series S.F. Masterworks Language English Dimensions135mm x 203mm x 52mm We've got this At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! 30 DAY RETURN POLICY No questions asked, 30 day returns! FREE DELIVERY No matter where you are in Australia, delivery is free. SECURE PAYMENT Peace of mind by paying through PayPal and eBay Buyer Protection TheNile_Item_ID:4213535;Condition: Brand new, ISBN-13: 9780575081505, Format: Hardcover, Language: English