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Dune Messiah

Dune

Frank Herbert; read by Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and Simon Vance

Macmillan Audio

The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! Frank Herbert's second installment explores new developments on the desert planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and its strange threatening environment. Dune Messiah picks up the story of the man known as Maud’dib, heir to a power unimaginable, bringing to fruition an ambition of unparalleled scale: the centuries-old scheme to create a superbeing who reigns not in the heavens but among men. But the question is: Do all paths of glory lead to the grave?

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Frank Herbert's science fiction novel Dune Messiah, read byScott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and Simon Vance. The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! This second installment explores new developments on the desert planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and its strange threatening environment.

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Praise for Dune Messiah

Praise for Dune:
 
"Unique...I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the Rings."
--Arthur C. Clarke

"One of the monuments of modern science fiction."--Chicago Tribune
 
"Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious."--Robert A. Heinlein 
 
"A portrayal of an alien society more complete and deeply detailed than any other author in the field has managed...a story absorbing equally for its action and philosophical vistas...An astonishing science fiction phenomenon."--The Washington Post
Praise for Dune:
 
"Unique...I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the Rings."
--Arthur C. Clarke

"One of the monuments of modern science fiction."--Chicago Tribune
 
"Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious."--Robert A. Heinlein 
 
"A portrayal of an alien society more complete and deeply detailed than any other author in the field has managed...a story absorbing equally for its action and philosophical vistas...An astonishing science fiction phenomenon."--The Washington Post

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  • Frank Herbert; read by Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and Simon Vance

  • Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, and educated at the University of Washington, Seattle. He worked a wide variety of jobs—including TV cameraman, radio commentator, oyster diver, jungle survival instructor, lay analyst, creative writing teacher, reporter and editor of several West Coast newspapers—before becoming a full-time writer. Scott Brick has performed on film, television and radio. In addition to his acting work, Scott choreographs fight sequences, and was a combatant in films including Romeo and Juliet, The Fantasticks and Robin Hood: Men in Tights. Scott first began narrating audiobooks in 2000, and after recording almost 400 titles in five years, AudioFile magazine named Scott a Golden Voice and “one of the fastest-rising stars in the audiobook galaxy.” In 2007, Scott was named Publishers Weekly’s Narrator of the Year.

    Katherine Kellgren has recorded well over 100 audiobooks and won four Audie Awards, three ALA Odyssey Honors, and eight AudioFile Earphones Awards, including the 2011 Best Voice in Young Adult & Fantasy, and the 2010 Best Voice in Children & Family Listening.  Katherine has also appeared onstage in London, New York and Frankfurt. She has recorded numerous plays and dramatizations of novels for the radio, including winners of the AudioFile Earphones Award and the Peabody Award. She is a graduate of The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. 

    Simon Vance is the critically acclaimed narrator of approximately 400 audiobooks, winner of forty-one AudioFile Earphones Awards, and a six-time Audie recipient. He was the winner of the 2012 Audie Award for Best Male Narrator, and was named the 2011 Best Voice in Biography and History and the 2010 Best Voice in fiction by AudioFile magazine. Simon was named a "Golden Voice" by Audiofile Magazine, and Booklist Magazine named him their "Voice of Choice"

     A graduate of the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London, Euan Morton's breakthrough role was appearing as Boy George in the musical Taboo, which earned him a Laurence Olivier Award nomination.  He reprised the role on Broadway, earning Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations, as well as the Theatre World Award (for Outstanding Broadway Debut).  He also won an Obie Award for starring in Measure For Pleasure at The Public Theatre.  Euan's other stage performances include Leaves of Glass, Sondheim on Sondheim, and Cyrano De Bergerac

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    Frank Herbert; read by Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and Simon Vance

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