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The Road to Dune

Dune

Author: Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, and Kevin J. Anderson

The Road to Dune

The Road to Dune

About This Book

Including never-before-published chapters from Dune and Dune Messiah, original stories, and a new short novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Frank Herbert's Dune is widely...

Page Count
496
On Sale
06/12/2008

Book Details

Including never-before-published chapters from Dune and Dune Messiah, original stories, and a new short novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Frank Herbert's Dune is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of The Lord of the Rings, and The Road to Dune is a companion work comparable to The Silmarillion, shedding light on and following the remarkable development of the bestselling science fiction novel of all time.

Herein, the world's millions of Dune fans can now read---at long last---the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah. The Road to Dune also includes the original correspondence between Frank Herbert and famed editor John W. Campbell, Jr.; excerpts from Herbert's correspondence during his years-long struggle to get his innovative work published; and the article "They Stopped the Moving Sands," Herbert's original inspiration for Dune.

The Road to Dune features newly discovered papers and manuscripts of Frank Herbert, and also "Spice Planet," an original sixty-thousand-word short novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, based on a detailed outline left by Frank Herbert.

The Road to Dune is a treasure trove of essays, articles, and fiction that every reader of Dune will want to add to their shelf.



At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Imprint Publisher

Tor Books

ISBN

9781429924917

In The News

“One of the monuments of modern science fiction.” —Chicago Tribune on Dune

“I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the Rings.” —Arthur C. Clarke on Dune

“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 actiona nd philosophical vistas. . . . An astonishing science fiction phenomenon.” —The Washington Post on Dune

“Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious.” —Robert A. Heinlein on Dune

“Herbert's creation of this universe, with its intricate development and analysis of ecology, religion, politics, and philosophy, remains one fo the supreme and seminal achievements in science fiction.” —Louisville Times on Dune

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