Miscellaneous Dune Books
The Science of Dune
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.
The Road To Dune
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In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of Dune fans can now read - at long last - the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah.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.
Dreamer Of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert
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.
The Secrets of Frank Herbert's Dune
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.
The Dune Encyclopedia - Dr Willis E. McNelly
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! Including:
The legendary history of Paul Atreides, the Kwisatz Haderach
Salusa Secundus: The prison planet
Fremen Desert survival techniques
Duncan Idaho (10158-10191): Swordmaster of the Ginaz
A complete guide to the heraldry of the major house of Harkonnen
"How Muad'Dib got his name": A folk tale from the Oral history
The Dune tarot; or the Golden Path
The assassin's handbook: A complete guide to professional Chaumurky
The Making of Dune - Ed Naha
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.
Ed Naha is a reporter who knows the film business first hand. A Dune fan himself, and a seasoned columnist for the New York Post, he visited the top-secret Dune set many times, working on location to create what he calls 'the first making-of book to be a filled with surprises as the film itself'.
Frank Herbert (Recognitions) - Timothy O'Reilly
ISBN: 0-804-42666-X (Hardcover)
ISBN: 0-804-46617-3 (Paperback)
Copyright © 1981 by Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., Inc.
This book is no longer in print, but you can read it at tim.oreilly.com, or order it through Amazon's Marketplace.
CliffsNotes: Dune & Other Works
ISBN: 0-8220-0419-4 (Paperback)
ISBN: B-0000-67AT-W (e-Book)
This concise supplement to Dune and other works by Frank Herbert helps students understand the overall structure of the novel, actions and motivations of the characters, and the social and cultural perspectives of the author.
This volume also covers Dune Messiah, The Godmakers, Under Pressure, Destination: Void, The Eyes of Heinenberg, The Green Brain, The Santaroga Barrier, Whipping Star, and Hellstom's Hive.