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Herbert, Frank

Works: 558 works in 3,548 publications in 18 languages and 77,408 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure films  Science fiction television programs  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator, Adapter, Narrator, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PS3558.E63, 813.54
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Dune by Frank Herbert( Book )

420 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 8,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Hugo and Nebula Award winner tells the sweeping tale of a desert planet called Arrakis, the focus of an intricate power struggle in a byzantine interstellar empire. Arrakis is the sole source of Melange, the "spice of spices." Melange is necessary for interstellar travel and grants psychic powers and longevity, so whoever controls it wields great influence. The troubles begin when stewardship of Arrakis is transferred by the Emperor from the Harkonnen Noble House to House Atreides. The Harkonnens don't want to give up their privilege, though, and through sabotage and treachery they cast young Duke Paul Atreides out into the planet's harsh environment to die. There he falls in with the Fremen, a tribe of desert dwellers who become the basis of the army with which he will reclaim what's rightfully his. Paul Atreides, though, is far more than just a usurped duke. He might be the end product of a very long-term genetic experiment designed to breed a super human; he might be a messiah. His struggle is at the center of a nexus of powerful people and events, and the repercussions will be felt throughout the Imperium. Dune is one of the most famous science fiction novels ever written, and deservedly so. The setting is elaborate and ornate, the plot labyrinthine, the adventures exciting
Dune messiah by Frank Herbert( Book )

212 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sisterhood of the Bene Gesserit plots to seize control of the galaxy-wide empire of their supernatural leader
God Emperor of Dune by Frank Herbert( Book )

118 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth book in the Dune series. Takes place 3500 years after the events of the original trilogy. Tells the story of Leto, the son of Paul Atreides, who has traded his humanity to become an immortal sandworm of Dune
Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert( Book )

91 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planet Arrakis--now called Rakis--is becoming desert again. The Lost Ones are returning home from the far reaches of space. The great sandworms are dying
Chapterhouse, Dune by Frank Herbert( Book )

70 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desert planet Arrakis, called Dune, has been destroyed. Now the Bene Gesserit, heirs to Dune's powers, have colonized a green world and are turning it into a desert, mile by scorched mile
Sandworms of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ship of escaped refugees uses genetic technology to revive talented figures from the world's past in order to safeguard their survival, including Paul Maud'Dib and Lady Jessica
The white plague by Frank Herbert( Book )

43 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After witnessing the murder of his wife and twin sons, innocent victims of an IRA bomb, an American molecular biologist develops a strain of the plague that is 100 percent fatal to women
Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the origins of the rivalry between Duke Leto and Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, the actions that transformed Duncan Idaho and Gurney Halleck into heroes, the birth of Paul Atreides, and the creation of the tyrannical Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino
Hunters of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of refugees escapes on a ship into the uncharted reaches of the galaxy, seeking safety with the assistance of Paul Muad'Dib and Lady Jessica, revived with the help of genetic technology, while avoiding the diabolical traps of the Enemy
Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the struggle against the thinking robots continues, Serena Butler's forces continue their battle and Selim Wormrider and his Fremen outlaws take the first step into becoming the fighters who would change history
Dune by Frank Herbert( Recording )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of the Dune chronicles is set on the desert planet Arrakis and begins with the story of Maud'dib, a hero who will guide his great family in establishing the perfect society
Man of two worlds by Frank Herbert( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the premise that the Earth is a creation of an alien world, this science fiction adventure puts the future of both races in the hands of a confused man who is half human and half teenage alien
The Lazarus effect by Frank Herbert( Book )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Jesus incident Herbert and 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 life!
The Dosadi experiment by Frank Herbert( Book )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to the planet Dosadi to investigate the vicious, fearsome human and Gowachin societies there, prior to their destruction, Jorj X. McKie is captured by a ruthless woman whose plan to escape Dosadi involves her changing bodies with McKie
The road to Dune by Frank Herbert( Book )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fan's companion to the science fiction classic includes essays; a correspondence between the author and his famous editor; the article "They Stopped the Moving Sands," which inspired the novel; and the short work "Spice Planet."
The Jesus incident by Frank Herbert( Book )

51 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of speculative fiction that witnesses mankind and his creation trading places
Soul catcher by Frank Herbert( Book )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Indian, outraged by the rape of his sister and her suicide, abducts the son of a prominent Undersecretary of State and takes him into the high mountains of the Pacific Northwest
The ascension factor by Frank Herbert( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the water world of Pandora, the resistance fighters' main hope in the battle against the Director and his sadistic minions is Crista Galli, a woman believed by some to be the child of God
Hellstrom's hive by Frank Herbert( Book )

40 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America is a police state, and it is about to be threatened by the most hellish enemy in the world: insects. When the Agency discovers that Dr. Hellstrom's Project 40 is a cover for a secret laboratory, a special team of agents is dispatched to discover its true purpose. What they discover is a nightmare more horrific and hideous than even their paranoid government minds could devise
The Dune encyclopedia by Willis E McNelly( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sandworms of Dune
Alternative Names
Franciscus Herbert

Frank Herbert American author and journalist

Frank Herbert Amerikaans auteur

Frank Herbert amerikansk forfatter

Frank Herbert amerykański pisarz fantastyki naukowej

Frank Herbert écrivain américain, auteur de romans de science-fiction

Frank Herbert escriptor estatunidenc

Frank Herbert escritor estadounidense

Frank Herbert scrittore di fantascienza

Frank Herbert scrivanu di scienza-fizzione

Frank Herbert US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction- und Fantasyautor

Frank Herbert yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Frank Patrick Herbert

Frenks Herberts

Herbert F. 1920-1986

Herbert, Frank 1920-1986

Herbert, Frank Patrick.

Herbert, Frank Patrick 1920-1986

Herbert, Franklin Patrick 1920-1986

Herbert, Franklin Patrick 1920-1986 Jr

Herbert, Franklin Patrick Jr

Herbert, Franklin Patrick Jr. 1920-1986

Herbert, Frenk

Kherbert, Frėnk

Φρανκ Χέρμπερτ

Герберт Ф. 1920-1986

Герберт, Фрэнк 1920-1986

Франк Хърбърт

Френк Герберт

Френк Херберт

Фрэнк Герберт американский писатель-фантаст

Фрэнк Гэрбэрт

Херберт Ф. 1920-1986

הערבערט, פרנק 1920-1986

הרברט, פרנק

הרברט, פרנק 1920-1986

פרנק הרברט

פרנק הרברט סופר אמריקאי

فرانك هربرت كاتب أمريكي

فرانک هربرت نویسنده آمریکایی

फ़्रैंक हर्बर्ट

แฟรงค์ เฮอร์เบิร์ต

프랭크 허버트

ハーバート, F

ハーバート, フランク



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