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Penguin Publishing Group, Aug 15, 1977
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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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Review: Dune (Dune #1)

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I am yet to go into Asimov's work, but until then I can easily say this is the best Science Fiction book I've ever had my hands on. Mesmerizing, challenging and ambitious, for me it's impossible not ... Read full review

Review: Dune (Dune #1)

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I had a really hard time getting started on this book. It really ramped up toward the very end, and then it was over. I think I will have to read it again to really get my head around it. Went ahead and bought the next two in the series, so you know I enjoyed it overall! Read full review

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About the author (1977)

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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