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  • Hodder & Stoughton

The Road to Dune: New stories, unpublished extracts and the publication history of the Dune novels

Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, Kevin J Anderson

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Fiction, Science fiction, Space opera

A wonderful collection that will delight fans of the DUNE series.

THE ROAD TO DUNE is a compilation of material celebrating - and adding to - the epic Dune novels.

In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of Dune fans can now read - at long last - the unpublished chapters and scenes from the original Dune books; as well as correspondence with Frank Herbert relating to DUNE; short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson and also SPICE PLANET, an original novella by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, based on a detailed outline left by Frank Herbert.

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Praise for The Road to Dune: New stories, unpublished extracts and the publication history of the Dune novels

  • Unique among SF novels . . . I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings. - Arthur C. Clarke on DUNE

  • 'Frank Herbert would surely be delighted and proud of this continuation of his vision.' Dean Koontz

  • 'Those who long to return to the world of desert, spice and sandworms will be amply satisfied.' The Times

  • 'Herbert and Anderson have met the challenge admirably. Within a web of relationships in which no act has simple of predictable consequences, they lay the foundation of the Dune saga . . . A terrific read in its own right . . . Will inspire readers to turn, or return, to its great predecessor.' Publishers Weekly

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Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert (1920-86) was born in Tacoma, Washington and worked as a reporter and later editor of a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer. His first SF story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in Analog of 'Dune World' and 'The Prophet of Dune' that were amalgamated in the novel Dune in 1965.

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