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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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    • Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45,952
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38,734
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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

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Dune Messiah

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,008
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,343
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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 6,168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,085
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,097

    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

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    • God Emperor of Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,554
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,793
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,808

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,051
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,519
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,525

    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
    • Herbert is a genius

    • By nofrettin on 03-15-10

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    • Chapterhouse Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton, Katherine Kellgren, Scott Brick, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,574
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,125
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,132

    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 Road to Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 278
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    At long last, millions of Dune fans can now hear the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Dunes

    • By Joseph on 09-26-05

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    • The Dragon in the Sea

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    In the 21st century, the United States has all but used up its oil supply. A new source must be found. Our atomic subtugs begin stealing oil from underwater deposits in enemy territory....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Decent story

    • By Chris on 12-18-08

    Regular price: $18.19

    • The Dune Audio Collection

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Frank Herbert
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Read by the author, this compilation of key excerpts from the brilliant Dune trilogy is melded with connective text written by Frank Herbert specifically for these recordings....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Listen at 3/4 Speed!!

    • By The Jay on 07-12-18

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    • The White Plague

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 282
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      4 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 173

    The White Plague is a marvelous and terrifyingly plausible blend of fiction and visionary theme....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and not a rip off

    • By Randall on 11-09-17

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