Frank Herbert





Frank Herbert


Born
in Tacoma, Washington, The United States
October 08, 1920

Died
February 11, 1986

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Frank Herbert was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author.

He is best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels. The Dune saga, set in the distant future and taking place over millennia, dealt with themes such as human survival and evolution, ecology, and the intersection of religion, politics, and power, and is widely considered to be among the classics in the field of science fiction.

He was the father of fellow author Brian Herbert.

Average rating: 4.06 · 880,302 ratings · 19,763 reviews · 252 distinct works · Similar authors
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4.18 avg rating — 495,902 ratings — published 1965 — 221 editions
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3.85 avg rating — 84,943 ratings — published 1969 — 129 editions
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Children of Dune (Dune Chro...

3.89 avg rating — 75,597 ratings — published 1976 — 112 editions
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The Great Dune Trilogy

4.35 avg rating — 50,139 ratings — published 1977 — 18 editions
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3.81 avg rating — 49,497 ratings — published 1981 — 91 editions
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3.83 avg rating — 41,164 ratings — published 1984 — 82 editions
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Chapterhouse: Dune (Dune Ch...

3.88 avg rating — 35,448 ratings — published 1985 — 70 editions
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3.79 avg rating — 5,782 ratings — published 1977 — 38 editions
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3.70 avg rating — 4,800 ratings — published 1982 — 30 editions
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“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

“There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.”
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“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.”
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