Dune
ISBN: 0441172717
EAN13: 9780441172719
Language: English
Pages: 535
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 8.00" L x 4.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Publisher: Ace Books

Dune

Book #1 in the Dune Series
Book Overview
Frank Herbert's classic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time --n ominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read . Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides--who would become known as Muad'Dib--and of a great family's ambition to 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.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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 Muad'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.