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The Road to Dune Frank Herbert s Dune is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of The Lord of the Rings Now 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fiction novel of all timeIn this fascinating volume, the world s millions of Dune fans can read at long last the unpublished chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah The Road to Dune also includes some of the original correspondence between Frank Herbert and famed editor John W Campbell, Jr along with other correspondence during Herbert s 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 Spice Planet, an original 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


About the Author: Frank Herbert

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.



10 thoughts on “The Road to Dune

  1. says:

    This was a very entertaining collection of deleted scenes, short stories, and letters about the novel Dune and its sequels It s definitely one for the Dune enthusiast and probably won t be much use to the casual fan Spice Planet takes up most of the first half of the book The cover advertises this as a new novel by Brian Herbert Kevin J Anders


  2. says:

    This is an interesting book but I will warn you that you really do have to be a fan of Dune to appreciate this book Now this is not as dumb a statement as it sounds you see Frank Herbert was a very complex person who was passionate about certain things it can be seen in his writing but also in his research and perseverance to see things through


  3. says:

    This book is composed primarily of sort pieces of fiction comprised of an alternative story line for Dune from Frank Herbert s notes, deleted chapters and scenes from Dune and Dune Messiah and four short stories tied into the prequels to Dune written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson It will only make sense if you have read the appropriate boo


  4. says:

    If you ve read all the Dune books and want a fix, then here it is Just don t expect another Dune book Contains a version Dune before Herbert re wrote it Interesting but not as good.


  5. says:

    If you love Dune, this is essential reading It explains how that novel came to be and all the trials and tribulations Frank Herbert went through to cement his vision The correspondence is great The short stories near the end are OK It was interesting to see what got cut out of Dune and Dune Messiah However, the thing I was really interested in was Spi


  6. says:

    Read the bits I was most interested in the letters of Herbert, his agent, and John Campbel and I will return to finish the remainder at a later date.


  7. says:

    Yet another Dune book released by the duo of Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson, but this one is a lot different from their normal milking of the cash cow In many ways this is a fascinating read, presenting discovered material from Frank Herbert himself, allowing an insight, not only into the way that books come together, especially in the pre digital age,


  8. says:

    A decade after the death of Frank Herbert, his son Brian and Brian s co writer Kevin J Anderson, stumbled upon a safe deposit box containing a cache of the author s unpublished manuscripts, Dune chapters and letters Brian Herbert relates their excitement, not just from the standpoint that they were preparing to continue writing about Herbert s Dune Universe


  9. says:

    great companion to Dune


  10. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This combination of fiction and nonfiction opens with a long list of acknowledgements, including members of the Herbert family, and opens with a foreword by Bill Ransom that mentions Frank Herbert lived a fun life and was humorous, hailing from the Puyallup Valley in Washington Stat


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