Dune : The Battle of Corrin

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Following their internationally bestselling novels "Dune: The Butlerian Jihad" and "Dune: The Machine Crusade," Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson forge a final tumultuous finish to their prequels to Frank Herbert's "Dune."
"Dune: The Battle of Corrin"
It has been fifty-six hard years since the events of "The Machine Crusade." Following the death of Serena Butler, the bloodiest decades of the Jihad take place. Synchronized Worlds and Unallied Planets are liberated one by one, and at long last, after years of victory, the human worlds begin to hope that the end of the centuries-long conflict with the thinking machines is finally in sight.
Unfortunately, Omnius has one last, deadly card to play. In a last-ditch effort to destroy humankind, virulent plagues are let loose throughout the galaxy, decimating the populations of whole planets . . . and once again, the tide of the titanic struggle shifts against the warriors of the human race. At last, the war that has lasted many lifetimes will be decided in the apocalyptic Battle of Corrin.
In the greatest battle in science fiction history, human and machine face off one last time. . . . And on the desert planet of Arrakis, the legendary Fremen of Dune become the feared fighting force to be discovered by Paul Maud'Dib in Frank Herbert's classic, "Dune."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Edition with Numbered Copies ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0765305879
  • 9780765305879

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"A stunning, emotionally wrought look at the impetus behind humanity's rebellion against machine tyranny. Herbert and Anderson create vivid characters--both human and machine--with passionate goals. Fans of the Dune saga will relish discovering the origins of familiar technology."
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About Brian Herbert

Brian Herbert, the son of Frank Herbert, is the author of numerous acclaimed science fiction novels, including "Sidney's Comet, Sudanna, Sudanna, Prisoners of Arion, The Race for God, "and "Man of Two Worlds" (with Frank Herbert). He has also written "Dreamer of Dune," a comprehensive biography of his illustrious father.
Kevin J. Anderson has written twenty-nine national bestsellers and has been nominated for the Nebula Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and the SFX Reader's Choice Award. His critically acclaimed original novels include" Captain Nemo, Hopscotch, "and "Hidden Empire." He also set the Guinness world record for "largest single-author book signing."
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