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Frank Herbert

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Biography

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' that were amalgamated in the novel Dune in 1965.

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Essential reading

Wondering where to start with Frank Herbert? Gateway recommends beginning with the SF Masterworks - which have been selected to showcase the greatest works of modern science fiction - and then moving on to the Gateway Essentials . . .


SF MASTERWORKS

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Dune
(1965)
Hellstrom's Hive
(1973)

 

GATEWAY ESSENTIALS

Dune

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Dune Messiah
(1969)

Children of Dune
(1976)

God Emperor of Dune
(1981)
Heretics of Dune
(1984)
Chapter House Dune
(1985)
Dune: The Gateway Collection
(2012)

Other Titles

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The Dragon in the Sea
(1956)
The Jesus Incident
(1979)

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