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Dune : Now a major new film from the director of Blade Runner 2049

Dune : Now a major new film from the director of Blade Runner 2049

Publisher : Orion Publishing Co
SKU: 9781473233959
R 505,75
The most famous, widely acclaimed and popular of all sf novels NAMED ONE OF THE BBC's 100 NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD
October, 2021
'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST '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 The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery, and it duly comes - but from a shockingly unexpected place. Then Paul succeeds his father, and he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force ... DUNE: one of the most brilliant science fiction novels ever written, as engrossing and heart-rending today as it was when it was first published half a century ago. Joint winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1966 Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1965
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781473233959
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Contributor By (author) Frank Herbert
Publication Date 2021-09-02
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 624
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 240 X 156 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST '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 The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for it is the only source of a drug prized throughout the Galactic Empire. The Duke and his son, Paul, are expecting treachery, and it duly comes - but from a shockingly unexpected place. Then Paul succeeds his father, and he becomes a catalyst for the native people of Dune, whose knowledge of the ecology of the planet gives them vast power. They have been waiting for a leader like Paul Atreides, a leader who can harness that force ... DUNE: one of the most brilliant science fiction novels ever written, as engrossing and heart-rending today as it was when it was first published half a century ago. Joint winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1966 Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1965
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781473233959
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Contributor By (author) Frank Herbert
Publication Date 2021-09-02
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 624
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 240 X 156 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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