Heretics Of Dune
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Heretics Of Dune : The Fifth Dune Novel

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From Dune to Rakis to Dune, the wheel turns full circle. From burning desert to green and fertile land and on again to burning desert ... the cycle is complete.

The people of the Scattering are returning. Amongst them, mysterious and threatening, are the women who call themselves the Honoured Matres, adepts of an ecstatic cult.

And on Rakis, become Dune, an ancient prophecy is fulfilled with the coming of the she-sheer, Sheeana ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 115 x 182 x 33mm | 282g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0575074892
  • 9780575074897
  • 74,033

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With millions of copies sold worldwide, Frank Herbert's magnificent Dune books stand among the major achievements of the human imagination.The planet Arrakis -- now called Rakis -- is becoming desert again. The Lost Ones are returning home from the far reaches of space. The great sandworms are dying. And the children of Dune's children awaken from empire as from a dream, wielding the new power of a heresy called love...
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"A monumental piece of imaginative architecture... indisputably magical." -"Los Angeles Herald Examiner" "Gripping...Fascinating detail, yet cloaked in mystery and mysticism." -"Milwaukee Journal" "Herbert weaves together several fascinating storylines with almost the same mastery as informed "Dune", and keeps the reader intent on the next revelation or twist." -"Challenging Destiny"
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About Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert (1920-86) was born in Tacoma, Washington and worked as a reporter and later editor of a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer. His first SF story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in Analog of 'Dune World' and 'The Prophet of Dune' that were amalgamated in the novel Dune in 1965.
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