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Berkley Books, 1984 - Dune (Imaginary place) - 535 pages
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Paul Atreides moves with his family to the planet Dune and is forced into exile when his father's government is overthrown. The first book in the series.

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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

I first read 'Dune' in the late 1970s by which time it was already well known, if not yet established as a classic. It is now fifty years since it was first published and it has stood the passage of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brad - Goodreads

This is a phenomenal classic of literature. It's not just science fiction. It transcends science fiction, as a fascinating discussion of free-will versus inevitability. Can the Jihad be denied? Can ... Read full review

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About the author (1984)

Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, and educated at the University of Washington, Seattle. He worked a wide variety of jobs--including TV cameraman, radio commentator, oyster diver, jungle survival instructor, lay analyst, creative writing teacher, reporter and editor of several West Coast newspapers--before becoming a full-time writer. He died in 1986.

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