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: 4.08 · 1,007,464 ratings · 24,050 reviews · 269 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)

4.20 avg rating — 571,914 ratings — published 1965 — 262 editions
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Dune Messiah (Dune Chronicl...

3.86 avg rating — 99,185 ratings — published 1969 — 150 editions
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Children of Dune (Dune Chro...

3.91 avg rating — 86,159 ratings — published 1976 — 124 editions
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The Great Dune Trilogy

4.36 avg rating — 54,206 ratings — published 1979 — 21 editions
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God Emperor of Dune (Dune C...

3.82 avg rating — 55,584 ratings — published 1981 — 104 editions
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Heretics of Dune (Dune Chro...

3.84 avg rating — 46,435 ratings — published 1984 — 90 editions
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Chapterhouse: Dune (Dune Ch...

3.90 avg rating — 39,758 ratings — published 1985 — 75 editions
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The Dosadi Experiment (ConS...

3.80 avg rating — 6,334 ratings — published 1977 — 42 editions
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The White Plague

3.71 avg rating — 5,244 ratings — published 1982 — 32 editions
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The Road to Dune

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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.”
Frank Herbert

“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.”
Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse: Dune

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