Book One in the Dune ChroniclesDune
Frank Herbert; read by Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, Simon Vance, and cast
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Hugo Award Winner
On Sale: 05/29/2007
Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud'dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family—and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.
A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what is undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction. Frank Herbert's death in 1986 was a tragic loss, yet the astounding legacy of his visionary fiction will live forever.
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Dune by Frank Herbert--Audiobook Excerpt
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel Dune, narrated by Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, Simon Vance and cast. Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud'dib.Share This
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-