Sandworms of Dune

Dune (Volume 5)

Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Tor Books

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At the end of Frank Herbert's final novel, Chapterhouse: Dune, a ship carrying a crew of refugees escapes into the uncharted galaxy, fleeing from a terrifying, mysterious Enemy. The fugitives used genetic technology to revive key figures from Dune's past--including Paul Muad'Dib and Lady Jessica--to use their special talents to meet the challenges thrown at them.

Based directly on Frank Herbert's final outline, which lay hidden in two safe-deposit boxes for a decade, Sandworms of Dune will answer the urgent questions Dune fans have been debating for two decades: the origin of the Honored Matres, the tantalizing future of the planet Arrakis, the final revelation of the Kwisatz Haderach, and the resolution to the war between Man and Machine. This breathtaking new novel in Frank Herbert’s Dune series has enough surprises and plot twists to please even the most demanding reader.

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Chapter One

So many people I knew in the past are not yet reborn. I still miss them, even though I do not remember them. The axlotl tanks will soon remedy that.

—Lady Jessica,

The Ghola

Aboard the wandering no-ship Ithaca, Jessica witnessed the birth of her daughter, but only as an observer. Just fourteen years old, she and many others crowded the medical center, while two Bene Gesserit Suk doctors in the adjacent creche prepared to extract the tiny girl child from an axlotl tank.

“Alia,” one of the female doctors murmured.

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At the end of Frank Herbert's final novel,Chapterhouse: Dune, a ship carrying a crew of refugees escapes into the uncharted galaxy, fleeing from a terrifying, mysterious Enemy. The fugitives used genetic technology to revive key figures from Dune's past--including Paul Muad'Dib and Lady Jessica--to use their special talents to meet the challenges thrown at them.

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Praise for the Dune Novels
 
“I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings.”--Arthur C. Clarke on Dune
 
“Appealing and gripping…Fascinating detail, yet cloaked in mystery and mysticism.”--Milwaukee Journal  on Heretics of Dune
 
“The vast and fascinating Dune saga sweeps on---as exciting and gripping as ever.”--Kirkus Reviews on Chapterhouse: Dune
 
“This compelling saga of men and women struggling for their freedom is required reading for Dune fans.”--Library Journal on Dune: The Butlerian Jihad
 
“Dune addicts will happily devour Herbert and Anderson’s spicy conclusion to their second prequel trilogy.”--Publishers Weekly on Dune: The Battle of Corrin
 
“Entertaining.”--Publishers Weekly on Hunters of Dune

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Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Brian Herbert, the author of numerous novels and short stories, has been critically acclaimed by leading reviewers in the United States and around the world. The eldest son of science fiction superstar Frank Herbert, he, with Kevin J. Anderson, is the author of Hellhole and continues his father’s beloved Dune series with books including The Winds of Dune, House Atreides, among other bestsellers. He also wrote a biography of his father, Dreamer of Dune. Herbert graduated from high school at age 16, and then attended U.C. Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in Sociology. Besides an author, Herbert has been an editor, business manager, board game inventor, creative consultant for television and collectible card games, insurance agent, award-winning encyclopedia salesman, waiter, busboy, maid and a printer. He and his wife once owned a double-decker London bus, which they converted into an unusual gift shop. Herbert and his wife, Jan, have three daughters. They live in Washington state.

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Sandworms of Dune
Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Hardcover

Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
August 2007
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765312938
ISBN10: 076531293X
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 496 pages
$27.95

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
August 2007
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427201133
ISBN10: 1427201137
Audio Run Time: 19:30
$29.99

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Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Science Fiction
July 2008
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765351494
ISBN10: 0765351498
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 560 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
August 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429917964
ISBN10: 1429917962
496 pages
$7.99
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