The Great Dune Trilogy

The Great Dune Trilogy

Three of the greatest SF novels in the world in one bumper omnibus

‘An astonishing science fiction phenomenon’ WASHINGTON POST

Herbert’s evocative, epic tales are set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with galaxy-wide repercussions.

Arrakis is the source of spice, a mind-enhancing drug which makes interstellar travel possible; it is the most valuable substance in the galaxy. When Duke Atreides and his family take up court there, they fall into a trap set by the Duke’s bitter rival, Baron Harkonnen. The Duke is poisoned, but his wife and her son Paul escape to the vast and arid deserts of Arrakis, which have given the planet its nickname of Dune.

Paul and his mother join the Fremen, the Arrakis natives, who have learnt to live in this harsh and complex ecosystem. But learning to survive is not enough – Paul’s destiny was mapped out long ago and his mother is committed to seeing it fulfilled.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items

On Sale: 18th October 2018

Price: £35

ISBN-13: 9781473226579

Reviews

I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings
Arthur C Clarke
It is possible that Dune is even more relevant now than when it was first published
NEW YORKER
An astonishing science fiction phenomenon
WASHINGTON POST
One of the monuments of modern science fiction
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Powerful, convincing, and most ingenious
Robert A. Heinlein
A novel of extraordinary complexity ... the work of a speculative intellect with few rivals in modern sf
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION
A tight mesmerising fabric, interwoven with a potent element of mysticism ... intensely realised
Brian W Aldiss