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The Art and Soul of Dune  

The Art and Soul of Dune


Author: Tanya Lapointe
Publisher: Insight Editions
Released: October 1, 2021
Price: US $50.00
Price: GBP £50.00

Immerse yourself in the world of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune and discover the incredible creative journey that brought Frank Herbert’s iconic novel to the big screen.

Frank Herbert’s science fiction classic Dune will be seen like never before in the breathtaking film adaptation from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049, Arrival). Now fans can be part of the creative journey of bringing Herbert's seminal work to life with The Art and Making of Dune, the only official companion to the hugely anticipated movie event.

This comprehensive and detailed exploration of the filmmaking process—from inception to production and postproduction—documents the story of capturing Villeneuve's vision for Dune, from its stunning environmental and creature designs to intricate costume concepts and landmark digital effects. The Art and Making of Dune will also feature interviews with key cast and crew, including extensive insight from Villeneuve. The book will be illustrated with a wealth of concept art, storyboards, set photography, and other key visuals showcasing the intensive design process behind the creation of this bold new vision.

Showcasing Villeneuve’s visionary approach to realizing Herbert’s science fiction classic, The Art and Making of Dune is an essential companion to the director’s latest masterpiece.


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The Art and Soul of Dune: Limited Edition  

The Art and Soul of Dune: Limited Edition


Author: Tanya Lapointe
Publisher: Insight Editions
Released: October 1, 2021

This Limited Edition version of The Art and Soul of Dune is presented in a deluxe clamshell featuring a bespoke design based on Bene Gesserit designs created for the film. Inside, the clamshell is a unique edition of The Art and Soul of Dune with an exclusive cloth cover featuring the Atreides and Harkonnen symbols.

The clamshell also contains a remarkable new volume created just for this Limited Edition. Titled simply Dune, the book was overseen by the film’s Oscar-nominated director of photography, Greig Fraser, and features his candid personal photography from the shoot. This photography is juxtaposed with text written by Dune star Josh Brolin that perfectly evokes the experience of shooting the film and offers a uniquely personal perspective on the production.

In addition, the Limited Edition includes an exclusive reproduction of the Fremkit instruction booklet prop created for the film. Featuring a fabric cover and 80 pages of previously unseen art, this is a truly unique item that is perfectly indicative of the level of detail that went into designing each aspect of the film.

The Limited Edition also comes with a signature card signed by the key creatives behind both books: author and executive producer Tanya Lapointe, director Denis Villeneuve, stars Timothée Chalamet and Josh Brolin, and director of photography Greig Fraser.

Sold in a strictly limited number, The Art and Soul of Dune: Limited Edition is the ultimate collector’s item for fans of the film.

Dune : Un chef-d'oeuvre de la science fiction  

Dune : Un chef-d'oeuvre de la science fiction


Author: Nicolas Allard
Publisher: Dunod
Released: October 7, 2020

En 2020, Dune reste le roman de science-fiction le plus lu au monde. Plus de 50 ans après sa première publication en 1965, le texte de l'écrivain américain Frank Herbert continue de passionner et de fasciner les lecteurs du monde entier. S’il est plus distant de notre époque que ne l'est le premier pas de l'Homme sur la Lune, il évoque pourtant des thématiques qui continuent à avoir une forte résonance dans notre monde ; en 2020, Dune est ainsi toujours une œuvre d'actualité, aussi bien parce qu’elle s'est intéressée à des questions intemporelles que parce qu'elle a développé des pensées visionnaires, qui allaient par la suite occuper une place centrale dans l'actualité mondiale. L’ouvrage de Nicolas Allard a pour objectif de décrire, décrypter et analyser les grands thèmes présents dans Dune, tout en mettant en évidence la portée politique et philosophique de ce texte qui, tout en étant un grand roman d'aventures, pose des questions sur des thèmes aussi essentiels que le féminisme, l'écologie, le transhumanisme, la monstruosité et l'héroïsme. Il procédera également à une étude comparée entre Dune et Star Wars afin d’identifier leurs subtilités propres, puis évoquera en guise de conclusion les adaptations cinématographiques passées et futures de ce chef-d’œuvre de la SF. L’ouvrage sera illustré par une dizaine de dessins au trait d’Emmanuel Briaire.


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Dune, The David Lynch Files: Volume 2  

Dune, The David Lynch Files: Volume 2


Author: Kenneth Godwin
Publisher: BearManor Media
Released: 1 April 2020

As a young and inexperienced writer, Kenneth George Godwin met David Lynch in late 1981 to conduct interviews about the making of Eraserhead. The resulting article gained Lynch’s favour and in the Spring of 1983, Godwin found himself hired by Universal Studios to help document the production of Dune in Mexico. For six months, Godwin - working with cameraman Anatol Pacanowski - observed the chaos of one of the biggest, most expensive motion pictures made up to that time. On set and behind the scenes, Godwin witnessed David Lynch wrestling with the unwieldy beast, trying to impose his particular, idiosyncratic vision on what was for the studio and producer Raffaella De Laurentiis a massive commercial enterprise. Little surprise then that the movie which resulted is both magnificent and almost fatally crippled.In this companion volume to his previous book on the making of Eraserhead, Godwin reprints an edited version of the diary he kept that summer in Mexico, along with photographs and documents, and transcripts of some of the interviews conducted by the documentary team for a video account of the production of Dune which was destined never to be completed.


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Eye  

Eye


Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: I Books
ISBN: 1-416-50794-9
Released: 1985
Eye: a stunning collection of short fiction by one of the giants of science fiction.
Eye: displays the full thirty-year span of Frank Herbert's career.

Included are his own favourite story, the story that introduced one of his most famous characters and a fable published for the first time.The Road to Dune, a unique collaboration between Herbert and Hugo Award-winning artist Jim Burns, is a guided tour of his most famous invented world and a must for all the many millions of Dune fans.
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Dune and Philosophy  

Dune and Philosophy


Author: Jeffery Nicholas
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 0-812-69715-4
Released: April 1, 2011
Price: US $19.95
Frank Herbert' s Dune is the biggest-selling science fiction story of all time; the original book and its numerous sequels have transported millions of readers into the alternate reality of the Duniverse. Dune and Philosophy raises intriguing questions about the Duniverse in ways that will be instantly meaningful to fans. Those well-known characters- Paul Atreides, Baron Harkkonen, Duncan Idaho, Stilgar, the Bene Gesserit witches- come alive again in this fearless philosophical probing of some of life' s most basic questions.

Dune presents us with a vast world in which fanaticism is merciless and history is made by the interplay of ruthless conspiracies. Computers have long been outlawed, so that the abilities of human beings are developed to an almost supernatural level. The intergalactic empire controlled by a privileged aristocracy raises all the old questions of human interaction in a strange yet weirdly familiar setting.

Do secret conspiracies direct the future course of human political evolution? Can manipulation of the gene pool create a godlike individual? Are strife and bloodshed essential to progress? Can we know so much about the future that we lose the power to make a difference? Does reliance on valuable resources- such as "spice," oil, and water- place us at the mercy of those who can destroy those resources? When gholas are reconstructed from the cells of dead people and given those people' s memories, is the ghola the dead person resurrected? Can the exploitation of religion for political ends be reduced to a technique?

Philosophers who are fans of Dune will trek through the desert of the Duniverse seeing answers to these and other questions.
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The Science of Dune  

The Science of Dune


Author: Kevin Grazier, PhD
Publisher: Benbella Books
ISBN: 1-933-77128-3
Released: January 1, 2008
Price: US $17.95
Sci-fi fans wanting to brush up on their Dune trivia and analyze the books from a fresh viewpoint will be able to do so with this definitive reference. Delving into the world of Dune, this guide offers fascinating scientific speculation on topics including physics, chemistry, ecology, evolution, psychology, technology, and genetics. It also scrutinizes Frank Herbert's science fiction world by asking questions such as Is the ecology of Dune realistic? Is it theoretically possible to get information from the future? Could humans really evolve as Herbert suggests? and Which of Herbert's inventions have already come to life? This companion to the Dune series is a must-have for any fan who wants to revisit this science fiction world and explore it even further.
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The Road To Dune  

The Road To Dune


Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0-765-31295-6
Released: September 1, 2005
Price: US $25.95
Frank Herbert's Dune is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of The Lord of the Rings, and The Road to Dune is a companion work comparable to The Silmarillion, shedding light on and following the remarkable development of the bestselling science fiction novel of all time.

In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of Dune fans can now read - at long last - the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah. The Road to Dune also includes the original correspondence between Frank Herbert and famed editor John W. Campbell, Jr., excerpts from Herbert's correspondence during his years-long struggle to get his innovative work published, and the article "They Stopped the Moving Sands," Herbert's original inspiration for Dune.

The Road to Dune also features newly discovered papers and manuscripts of Frank Herbert, and also Spice Planet, an original sixty-thousand-word short novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, based on a detailed outline left by Frank Herbert.

The Road to Dune is a treasure trove of essays, articles, and fiction that every reader of Dune will want to add to their shelf.
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The Art of Dune  

The Art of Dune


Publisher: The Putnam Publishing Group
ISBN: 0-399-51094-X
Released: Due for December 1984
CANCELLED
Price: US $17.95
This handsome, high-quality trade paperback celebrates the spectacular achievement of the Dune film, with over 100 illustrations - including production sketches and paintings, costume designs, instruction drawings, matte paintings, storyboards and stills, and the complete Dune screenplay. Trade Paperback, 160 Pages, 9" x 12"
Dune, Chronicles of the Imperium, Core Game  

Dune, Chronicles of the Imperium, Core Game


Publisher: Last Unicorn Games
Released: August 2003
ISBN: 0-7869-2005-X
CANCELLED
Price: US $34.95
Experience the splendor... the danger... the intrigue of DUNE, as you and your friends step into the roles of House Mentats, Swordmasters, Nobles and Bene Gesserit Sisters in service to one of the Great Houses of the Landsraad. Stride across the scorching sands of Arrakis or finesse your way into an imperial gala on Wallach IX. Smuggle the spice melange to the rich and powerful, or lead your House's forces in a razzia against the Harkonnen oppressors. Endless adventure lies ahead!
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Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert  

Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert


Publisher: Tor Books
Released: April 2003
ISBN: 0-765-30646-8
Author: Brian Herbert
Price: US $27.95
Brian Herbert, Frank Herbert's eldest son, tells the provocative story of his father's extraordinary life in this honest and loving chronicle. He has also brought to light all the events in Herbert's life that would find their way into speculative fiction's greatest epic.
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The Secrets of Frank Herbert's Dune  

The Secrets of Frank Herbert's Dune


Publisher: I Books
Released: October 31, 2000
Author: James Van Hise, Michael D. Messina
ISBN: 0-743-40730-X
The Secrets of Frank Herbert's Dune, complete with a DVD full of interviews, footage, and behind-the-scenes goodies, reveals the how, where, and why of the 6-hour Sci Fi Channel miniseries.
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The Making of Dune  

The Making of Dune


Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
Released: December 6, 1984
Author: Ed Naha
ISBN: 0-426-19641-4
Bring Dune to the screen was one of the greatest undertakings in film history. This book reveals the fascinating story of the giant project, from its beginnings in the early 1970s to the magnificent spectacle we see today.
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The Dune Encyclopedia  

The Dune Encyclopedia


Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
Author: Dr Willis E. McNelly
ISBN: 0-552-99131-7
For the first time, Dune is revealed in panoramic detail - the people, the desert planet, the ecology, the history, the entire universe of the visionary masterpiece!
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The Notebooks of Frank Herbert's Dune  

The Notebooks of Frank Herbert's Dune


Publisher: Perigee Books
Released: July 1988
Author: Frank Herbert, Edited by Brian Herbert
Illustrations: Raquel Jaramillo
ISBN: 0-399-51466-X
Price: US $9.95 , CAN $13.95
If you have been captured by the magical universe of Dune, this anthology will open your eyes to the extraordinary voices of its leaders, Brian Herbert has culled from the Dune Chronicles the maxims and aphorisms that codify Frank Herbert's complex and visionary philosophy. Here are the many sayings - profound, humorous, insightful, thought-provoking - of Muad'dib, Princess Irulan, Leto II, Darwi Odrade and countless other voices from the rich annals of Arrakis's 5000-year history.
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Dune Deluxe Souvenir Songbook  

Dune Deluxe Souvenir Songbook


Publisher: Columbia Pictures Publications
ISBN: 0-89898-349-5
Price: US $9.95
Sheet Music Songbook (P0602VSX), 54 Pages
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Dune Desert Theme Sheet Music  

Dune Desert Theme Sheet Music


Publisher: Columbia Pictures Publications
Price: US $2.50
Sheet Music (6714DSMX), 6 Pages
The Dune Storybook  

The Dune Storybook


Publisher: Sphere Books
ISBN: 0-399-12949-9
Released: September 1984
Author: Joan D. Vinge
The Dune Storybook will allow readers of all ages to enter the surreal, fantastic world of Frank Herbert's Dune. Illustrated lavishly throughout with photos from the movie. Hardcover, 64 pages. 8" x 11"
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Dune Pop-Up Panorama Book  

Dune Pop-Up Panorama Book


Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0-448-23353-3
Released: October 1984
Author: Maida Silverman
Illustrations: Daniel Kirk
Price: US $6.95
Highlights from the movie are featured in "3D". Exciting full-color pop-up panoramas with sturdy paper characters to punch-out will let youngsters reenact the most thrilling scenes. Hardcover, 10 Pages, 6 3/4" x 8 7/8"
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Dune Activity Book  

Dune Activity Book


Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0-448-23351-7
Released: August 1984
Author: Maida Silverman
Illustrations: Daniel Kirk
Price: US $2.95
Puzzles, codes, games, brainteasers, and activities based on the movie will provide many hours of pleasure for youngsters. Two color illustrations throughout. Trade Paperback, 64 pages, 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"
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Dune Cut-Out Activity Book  

Dune Cut-Out Activity Book


Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0-448-23352-5
Released: August 1984
Author: Maida Silverman
Illustrations: Daniel Kirk
Price: US $3.95
Full-color reproductions of favorite characters, dazzling costumes, incredible space vehicles and weaponry to cut out and assemble. Children will play out their favourite scenes and create new ones! Trade Paperback, 32 Pages, 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"
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Dune Coloring and Activity Book  

Dune Coloring and Activity Book


Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0-448-23354-1
Released: August 1984
Author: Arlene Block
Illustrations: Michael Nicastre
Price: US $1.95
Paperback, 48 Pages, 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"
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Dune Puzzles, Games Mazes and Activities  

Dune Puzzles, Games Mazes and Activities


Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0-448-23355-X
Released: August 1984
Author: Katherine Randall
Illustrations: Michael Nicastre
Price: US $1.95
Paperback, 48 Pages, 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"
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Dune Coloring Book  

Dune Coloring Book


Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0-448-23356-8
Released: August 1984
Author: Michael Nicastre
Price: US $1.95
Paperback, 48 Pages, 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"
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The Maker of Dune: Insights of a Master of Science Fiction  

The Maker of Dune: Insights of a Master of Science Fiction


Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
Released: May 1, 1987
ISBN: 0-425-09785-4
Author: Frank Herbert, Tim O'Reilly
Price: US $7.95
279 Pages
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Songs of Muad'Dib: Poems and Songs from Frank Herbert's 'Dune' Series and His Other Writings  

Songs of Muad'Dib: Poems and Songs from Frank Herbert's 'Dune' Series and His Other Writings


Publisher: Ace Books
Released: May 1, 1992
ISBN: 0-441-77427-X
Author: Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert
Price: US $8.95
111 Pages
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Dune - Study Notes  

Dune - Study Notes


Publisher: Spark Notes
Released: August 1, 2003
ISBN: 1-586-63510-7
Author: Frank Herbert
Price: US $4.95
72 Pages, Summaries of every chapter and thorough Analysis, Explanation of the key Themes, Motifs, and Symbols, Detailed Character Analysis, Key Facts about the Work, Author's Historical Context, Identification and explanation of Important Quotations, A 25-question review Quiz, Study Questions and Essay Topics to help you prepare for papers and tests.
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National Lampoon's Doon  

National Lampoon's Doon


Publisher: Pocket
Released: November 1, 1984
ISBN: 0-671-54144-7
Author: Ellis Weiner
In a very distant galaxy, far, far away, a plot is brewing as vast and elaborate as the Empire itself... to bottle the wild pools of beer that grow only on Doon, take control of the native pretzel population and turn the plucky little orb into the lounge-bar planet of the universe! And only one man, the slender-shouldered Pall, can stop the galaxy-wide web of intrigue that is fermenting on the savage sugar-swept landscape of Doon.
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