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Herbert, Brian

Works: 296 works in 1,114 publications in 10 languages and 43,481 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Novels  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Narrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3558.E617, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Brian Herbert
Most widely held works by Brian Herbert
Hellhole by Brian Herbert( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a colonized planet called Hellhole, defeated and exiled rebel General Tiber Adolphus continues his honorable opposition to the political scheming and selfish machinations of the Crown Jewel worlds and grandmotherly Diadem Michella Duchenet. Adolphus and his companions work in secret to undermine the royal space travel monopoly and form a coalition of Deep Zone planets
Sandworms of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

41 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,184 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
Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to Frank Herbert's Dune, written by his son, based on a recently found manuscript. It is the story of a paleontologist sent to study the planet Arrakis, home to spices which give longevity
Hunters of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,038 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 )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,033 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 Brian Herbert( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaddam sits on the Golden Lion Throne, but he must produce a male heir, and his leadership is further threatened by Baron Vladimir Harkonnen whose primary targets are House Atreides and the mysterious Bene Gesserit Sisterhood
Paul of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Herbert's Dune ended with Paul Muad'Dib in control of the planet Dune. Herbert's next Dune book, Dune Messiah, picked up the story several years later after Paul's armies had conquered the galaxy. But what happened between Dune and Dune Messiah? How did Paul create his empire and become the Messiah? Following in the footsteps of Frank Herbert, New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson are answering these questions in Paul of Dune
Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,926 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
The winds of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the second interquel of Frank Herbert's epic Dune series, chronicling the life of Lady Jessica after the disappearance of her son, Emperor Paul-Muad'Dib. "The Winds of Dune" begins after the events of "Dune Messiah". The growing battle between Jessica and her daughter, Alia, continues as Alia tries to hold the Imperial government together with Duncan and Bronso of Ix seems to be leading the opposition against the House of Atreides
Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been fifty-six years since the events of the author's The machine crusade and following the death of Serena Butler, the bloodiest decades of the Jihad take place
Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades after the original novels of the "Dune" saga, Frank Herbert's son--writing in conjunction with Kevin J. Anderson--pens this exciting prequel. Working from Frank Herbert's own notes, the authors reveal the chapter of the "Dune" saga most eagerly anticipated by readers: the Butlerian Jihad
Sisterhood of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades after the Battle of Corrin destroys the thinking machines and establishes Faykan Butler as the first Imperium Emperor, war hero Vor turns his back on political descendants who blame him for their downfall while Gilbertus Albans hides an unbelievable secret and the Butlerian movement sweeps through the known universe intent on destroying technology
Man of two worlds by Frank Herbert( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,357 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 road to Dune by Frank Herbert( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,124 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."
Mentats of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sequel to Sisterhood of Dune ... The thinking machines have been defeated but the struggle for humanity's future continues. Gilbertus Albans has founded the Mentat School, a place where humans can learn the efficient techniques of thinking machines. But Gilbertus walks an uneasy line between his own convictions and compromises in order to survive the Butlerian fanatics, led by the madman Manford Torondo and his Swordmaster Anari Idaho. Mother Superior Raquella attempts to rebuild her Sisterhood School on Wallach IX, with her most talented and ambitious student, Valya Harkonnen, who also has another goal--to exact revenge on Vorian Atreides, the legendary hero of the Jihad, whom she blames for her family's downfall. Meanwhile, Josef Venport conducts his own war against the Butlerians. VenHold Spacing Fleet controls nearly all commerce thanks to the superior mutated Navigators that Venport has created, and he places a ruthless embargo on any planet that accepts Manford Torondo's anti-technology pledge, hoping to starve them into submission. But fanatics rarely surrender easily ... The Mentats, the Navigators, and the Sisterhood all strive to improve the human race, but each group knows that as Butlerian fanaticism grows stronger, the battle will be to choose the path of humanity's future--whether to embrace civilization, or to plunge into an endless dark age."--
Hellhole : awakening by Brian Herbert( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A confrontation between General Adolphus and the fleets of Diadem Michella Duchenet is compromised by a shadow-Xayan mental blast, an imminent asteroid collision in the outer Candela system, and a fanatical band of rogue telemancers
Dreamer of Dune : the biography of Frank Herbert by Brian Herbert( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the science fiction writer, presented by his son, describes Herbert's childhood in Tacoma, Washington, his early years as a reporter and editor, his military service, and his struggles to become published
Navigators of Dune by Brian Herbert( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story set 10,000 years before the classic Dune, we discover the origins of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood and its breeding program, the human-computer Mentats, and the Navigators (the Spacing Guild). Roderick Corrino is forced to take the throne after the assassination of his brother. He knows that the Navigators are the key to charting a glorious future for humanity ... or the end of civilization
The little green book of Chairman Rahma by Brian Herbert( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A revolution has taken over the government of the United States and the environment has been saved. All pollution has been banned and reversed. It's a bright, green new world. But this new world comes with a great cost. The United States is ruled by a dictatorship and the corporations are fighting back. Joining them are an increasing number of rebels angered by the dictatorship of Chairman Rahma. The Chairman's power is absolute and appears strong, but in The Little Green Book of Chairman Rahma by Brian Herbert, cracks are beginning to show as new weapons are developed by the old corporate powers, foreign alliances begin to make inroads into America's influence. and strange reports of mutants filter through the government's censorship"--
The forgotten heroes : the heroic story of the United States Merchant Marine by Brian Herbert( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the contributions of the U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II as the lifeline of the Allied war effort, while revealing that losses were so numerous that casualty numbers were deliberately withheld
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Alternative Names
Brian Herbert Amerikaans auteur

Brian Herbert amerikansk forfatter

Brian Herbert autore di fantascienza statunitense

Brian Herbert écrivain américain

Brian Herbert pisarz amerykański

Brian Herbert US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Gerbert, Braĭan

Herbert B. 1947-

Herbert B.P. 1947-

Herbert, Brian 1947-

Herbert, Brian (Brian Patrick), 1947-

Herbert, Brian Patrick 1947-

Брайан Герберт

Браян Герберт

Герберт Б. 1947-

Герберт Б. П. 1947-

Герберт, Брайан

Херберт Б. 1947-

הערבערט, ברין 1947-

הרברט, בריאן

برایان هربرت نویسنده آمریکایی

ハーバート, ブライアン

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