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In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of Dune fans can now read - at long last - the unpublished chapters and scenes from the original Dune books; as well as correspondence with Frank Herbert relating to DUNE; short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J.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.
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
Frank Herbert was born in 1920. His colourful and varied career included stints as a radio news commentator and jungle survival instructor. He is best known for creating the world of DUNE, which became the bestselling science fiction novel of all time. It won great acclaim, as well as the Hugo and Nebula awards, establishing Frank Herbert as a master of modern science fiction. He died in 1986. His son, Brian Herbert, has now begun a new series of Dune novels, Prelude to Dune in collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson . The first novel to appear in the new series is House Atreides, published by Hodder & Stoughton.