Dune (Film Tie-In) By Frank Herbert

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Before The Matrix, before Star Wars, before Ender's Game and Neuromancer,there was Dune: winner of the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, and widelyconsidered one of the greatest science fiction novels ever written.

Melange, or ‘spice’, is the most valuable – and rarest – element inthe universe; a drug that does everything from increasing a person's life-spanto making intersteller travel possible. And it can only be found on a singleplanet: the inhospitable desert world Arrakis.

Whoever controls Arrakis controls the spice. And whoever controls the spicecontrols the universe.

When the Emperor transfers stewardship of Arrakis from the noble HouseHarkonnen to House Atreides, the Harkonnens fight back, murdering Duke LetoAtreides. Paul, his son, and Lady Jessica, his concubine, flee into the desert.On the point of death, they are rescued by a band for Fremen, the native peopleof Arrakis, who control Arrakis' second great resource: the giant worms thatburrow beneath the burning desert sands.

In order to avenge his father and retake Arrakis from the Harkonnens, Paulmust earn the trust of the Fremen and lead a tiny army against the innumerableforces aligned against them.

And his journey will change the universe.

Author Biography

Frank Herbert was born in 1920. His colourful and varied career included stintsas a radio news commentator and jungle survival instructor. He is best known forcreating the world of DUNE, which established Frank Herbert as a master ofmodern science fiction. He died in 1986.

Before The Matrix, before Star Wars, before Ender's Game and Neuromancer,there was Dune: winner of the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, and widelyconsidered one of the greatest science fiction novels ever written.

Melange, or ‘spice’, is the most valuable – and rarest – element inthe universe; a drug that does everything from increasing a person's life-spanto making intersteller travel possible. And it can only be found on a singleplanet: the inhospitable desert world Arrakis.

Whoever controls Arrakis controls the spice. And whoever controls the spicecontrols the universe.

When the Emperor transfers stewardship of Arrakis from the noble HouseHarkonnen to House Atreides, the Harkonnens fight back, murdering Duke LetoAtreides. Paul, his son, and Lady Jessica, his concubine, flee into the desert.On the point of death, they are rescued by a band for Fremen, the native peopleof Arrakis, who control Arrakis' second great resource: the giant worms thatburrow beneath the burning desert sands.

In order to avenge his father and retake Arrakis from the Harkonnens, Paulmust earn the trust of the Fremen and lead a tiny army against the innumerableforces aligned against them.

And his journey will change the universe.

Author Biography

Frank Herbert was born in 1920. His colourful and varied career included stintsas a radio news commentator and jungle survival instructor. He is best known forcreating the world of DUNE, which established Frank Herbert as a master ofmodern science fiction. He died in 1986.

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