Chapter House Dune

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Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575104392
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Chapter House Dune by Frank Herbert

Original Title: Chapter House Dune

The long-established galactic order is passing. The Honoured Matres, ruthless and all-conquering, have destroyed the planet Dune. In opposition, hard-pressed but still fighting back, the Bene Gesserit sisterhood co-ordinate their resistance from their as-yet undiscovered home world, Chapter House. Now as a new Scattering is planned, they still have one carefully nurtured asset: the sandworms, offspring of the only giant worm salvaged from Dune. Chapter House is to about to turn into a barren wasteland: Chapter House will be the new Dune.

Fifty Key Figures In Science Fiction

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Author: Mark Bould
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135285349
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Fifty Key Figures In Science Fiction by Mark Bould

Original Title: Fifty Key Figures In Science Fiction

Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important and influential names discussed include: Octavia Butler George Lucas Robert Heinlein Gene Roddenberry Stan Lee Ursula K. Le Guin H.G. Wells This outstanding reference guide charts the rich and varied landscape of science fiction and includes helpful and up-to-date lists of further reading at the end of each entry. Available in an easy to use A-Z format, Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction will be of interest to students of Literature, Film Studies, and Cultural Studies.

Hunters Of Dune

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Author: Brian Herbert
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848943431
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Hunters Of Dune by Brian Herbert

Original Title: Hunters Of Dune

Fleeing from the monstrous Honored Matres - dark counterparts of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood - Duncan Idaho, the military genius Bashar Miles Teg, a woman named Sheeana who can talk to sandworms, and a group of desperate refugees explore the boundaries of the universe. Aboard their sophisticated no-ship, they have used long-stored cells to resurrect heroes and villains from the past, including Paul Muad'Dib, in preparation for a final confrontation with a mysterious outside Enemy so great it can destroy even the terrible Honored Matres. And, deep in the hold of their giant ship, the refugees carry the last surviving sandworms from devastated Arrakis, as they search the universe for a new Dune.

Chapterhouse Dune

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Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
ISBN: 9780441017218
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Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert

Original Title: Chapterhouse Dune

A lavishly bound re-release of a final entry in the classic series finds the Bene Gesserit colonizing the once-green planet of Chapterhouse under the leadership of Mother Superior Darwi Odrade as part of an effort to seize control of a powerful commodity. By the best-selling author of Children of Dune.

Heretics Of Dune

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Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440619649
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Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert

Original Title: Heretics Of Dune

Book Five in the Magnificent Dune Chronicles—the Bestselling Science Fiction Adventure of All Time Leto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis—now called Rakis—has reverted to its desert climate, and its great sandworms are dying. Now, the Lost Ones are returning home in pursuit of power. And as these factions vie for control over the remnants of the Empire, a girl named Sheeana rises to prominence in wastelands of Rakis, sending religious fervor throughout the galaxy. For she possesses the abilities of the Fremen sandriders—fulfilling a prophecy foretold by the late God Emperor...

The Science Fiction Mythmakers

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Author: Jennifer Simkins
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476668094
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The Science Fiction Mythmakers by Jennifer Simkins

Original Title: The Science Fiction Mythmakers

"An exceptionally clear and penetrating study of the historically nuanced relationship between sf and the "discordant philosophies" of science, religion, and social theory."--Van Ikin, University of Western Australia. A literary genre that pervades 21st-century popular culture, science fiction creates mythologies that make statements about humanity's place in the universe and embody an intersection of science, religion and philosophy. This book considers the significance of this confluence through an examination of myths in the writings of H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick and Frank Herbert. Presenting fresh insights into their works, the author brings to light the tendency of science fiction narratives to reaffirm spiritual myths.

Elemental The Tsunami Relief Anthology

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Author: Steven Savile
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466827351
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Elemental The Tsunami Relief Anthology by Steven Savile

Original Title: Elemental The Tsunami Relief Anthology

In the winter of 2005, after the horrifying natural disaster of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, Steve Savile and Alethea Kontis joined forces to raise money to help the distressed survivors and have created Elemental. They solicited SF and fantasy stories, all new and never published elsewhere, from many of the top writers in the genres today, and received immediate responses in the form of the excellent stories here in this book. Elemental has an introduction by Arthur C.Clarke and more than twenty stories by Brian Aldiss, David Drake, Jacqueline Carey, Martha Wells, Larry Niven, Joe Haldeman, Eric Nylund, Sherrilyn Kenyon writing as Kinley MacGregor, and a Dune story by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, and many others. They created in Elemental one of the most important genre anthologies of the year, but more than that: in giving real value for the purchase price, everyone who sells this book can be proud, and everyone who buys it will be richly rewarded for supporting the tsunami relief effort. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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