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This epic tale is set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with galaxy-wide repercussions. When Duke Atreides and his family take up court there they fall into a trap set by his rival. Gollancz 50th Top 10 as chosen by you! The Top 10 titles have all been beautifully repackaged in cool retro editions that follow the classic Gollancz yellow jacket style. They've got brand new introductions from outstanding top genre authors.

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User Review  - wanderlustlover - LibraryThing

Spring 2020 (April - Sarah's BookClub for May); I wanted to like this book so much more than I ended up liking this book. I should have taken it as a sign, when the first time I picked it up a few ... Read full review

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User Review  - leah152 - LibraryThing

Dune........ Oh boy. I actually really didn't enjoy this very much. Not until the early 300's anyway. I'm not going to give you the story outline, if you haven't read it by now, there's a movie coming ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

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, amalgamated in the novel DUNE in 1965.

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