Frank Herbert


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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.
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Average rating: 4.11 · 1,471,436 ratings · 47,153 reviews · 319 distinct worksSimilar authors
Dune (Dune, #1)

4.24 avg rating — 883,678 ratings — published 1965 — 399 editions
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Dune Messiah (Dune Chronicl...

3.89 avg rating — 157,183 ratings — published 1969 — 207 editions
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Children of Dune (Dune Chro...

3.95 avg rating — 119,334 ratings — published 1976 — 166 editions
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The Great Dune Trilogy

4.37 avg rating — 57,440 ratings — published 1979 — 29 editions
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God Emperor of Dune (Dune C...

3.87 avg rating — 74,921 ratings — published 1981 — 134 editions
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Heretics of Dune (Dune Chro...

3.87 avg rating — 59,859 ratings — published 1984 — 118 editions
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Chapterhouse: Dune (Dune Ch...

3.91 avg rating — 50,926 ratings — published 1985 — 108 editions
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The Dosadi Experiment (ConS...

3.82 avg rating — 7,018 ratings — published 1977 — 45 editions
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The Road to Dune

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3.89 avg rating — 5,411 ratings — published 2005
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The White Plague

3.70 avg rating — 5,985 ratings — published 1982 — 13 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.”
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