Frank Herbert
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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.
Photo by Uli Kaiser (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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    • Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,264
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    Set on a desert planet, Dune is the story of Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious Maud'dib, avenge a plot against his family, and bring to fruition humankind's most ancient dream....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book!

    • By Scott on 04-10-08

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    • Dune Messiah

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,521
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    The second Dune installment explores new developments on the planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and strange, threatening environment....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A nice continuation

    • By Andrew on 01-06-09

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Children of Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,274
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,279
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    The sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered, and fertile....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but operatic in flavor

    • By Joel D Offenberg on 11-25-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • God Emperor of Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,924
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,226
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    More than 3,000 years have passed since the first events recorded in Dune. Only one link survives with those tumultuous times: the grotesque figure of Leto Atreides....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Almost as good as the original

    • By Joel D Offenberg on 12-03-09

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    • Heretics of Dune

    • Dune Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Scott Brick
    • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    On Arrakis, now called Rakis, known to legend as Dune, 10 times 10 centuries have passed. The children of Dune's children awaken as from a dream, wielding the new power of a heresy called love....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By steve on 01-10-09

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    • Chapterhouse Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton, Katherine Kellgren, Scott Brick, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The desert planet Arrakis has been destroyed. Now, the Bene Gesserit have colonized a green world - and are tuning it into a desert, mile by scorched mile....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unchallenged Series Finale

    • By Loren A Goodwin on 08-06-12

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    • The Jesus Incident

    • The Pandora Sequence, Book 1
    • By: Frank Herbert, Bill Ransom
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    • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
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    The last survivors of humanity have just been deposited on Pandora, a horrific, poisonous planet rife with deadly nerve-runners, hooded dashers, airborne jellyfish, and intelligent kelp....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • So what's happening here?

    • By ErikI on 04-15-16

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Destination: Void

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 199
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 183

    The starship Earthling, filled with thousands of colonists en route to Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship's three organic mental cores go insane....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For Devotees Mostly

    • By John Strange on 07-25-15

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    • The Dosadi Experiment

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 164
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      4 out of 5 stars 165

    Generations of a tormented human-alien people, caged on a toxic planet, conditioned by constant hunger and war....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but too many leaps.

    • By Burgermeister on 08-07-14

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    • Whipping Star

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the far future, humankind has made contact with numerous other species and has helped to form the ConSentiency to govern between the species....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's like Star Wars mixed with A Clockwork Orange

    • By Rob J. on 11-28-16

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