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Dune : the Duke of Caladan / Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.

Series: Caladan ; 1 -- Dune

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hawley Public Library SF HER (Text) 33500013325337 New Available -
Mahnomen Public Library SF HER (Text) 33500013325329 New Available -
Roseau Public Library HER (Text) 35500006428104 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250764744
  • ISBN: 1250764742
  • Physical Description: 318 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : TOR, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Tom Doherty Associates book"--Title page.
Summary, etc.:
"Leto Atreides, Duke of Caladan and father of the Muad'Dib. While all know of his fall and the rise of his son, little is known about the quiet ruler of Caladan and his partner Jessica. Or how a Duke of an inconsequential planet earned an emperor's favor, the ire of House Harkonnen, and set himself on a collision course with his own death. This is the story."--Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 August #1
    The latest estate-authorized Dune series focuses on Duke Leto Atriedes and the events leading to Frank Herbert's 1965 book. A celebration of 10,000 years of the Corrino Imperium becomes the target of a terrorist attack that kills hundreds of Landsraad lords. Leto is able to warn the Emperor in time for them to escape the destruction of the vast museum built on an obscure planet. The series of events that follow include the discovery of a dangerous drug being produced exclusively on Caladan a calamity on Wallich IX that requires the Mother Superior to recall Leto's concubine, Jessica; and attempts to find a marriage partner for fourteen-year-old Paul Atriedes. All of the prominent figures from the original series are featured with assured authenticity. The intrigues are as complex as one expects from Brian Herbert and Anderson, who have written so many books that expand the Dune saga. A very good introduction to the world of Dune for new readers as well as an exciting adventure for those well aware of the doom awaiting the tragic father of the Kwisatch Haderach. HIGH DEMAND BACKSTORY: The upcoming big-budget Dune movie will create a new audience for this prequel in addition to drawing fans. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Brian Herbert, son of Frank Herbert, wrote the definitive biography of his father, Dreamer of Dune, which was a Hugo Award finalist. Brian is president of the company managing the legacy of Frank Herbert and is an executive producer of the motion picture Dune, as well as of the TV series Dune: The Sisterhood. He is the author or coauthor of more than forty-five books, including multiple New York Times bestsellers, has been nominated for the Nebula Award, and is always working on several projects at once. He and his wife, Jan, have traveled to all seven continents, and in 2019, they took a trip to Budapest to observe the filming of Dune.

Kevin J. Anderson has written dozens of national bestsellers and has been nominated for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and the SFX Readers’ Choice Award. His critically acclaimed original novels include the ambitious space opera series The Saga of Seven Suns, the epic fantasy trilogy Wake the Dragon, steampunk adventures Clockwork Angels and Clockwork Lives (with legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart), as well as the thrillers Stake and Kill Zone (with Doug Beason). He is the publisher of WordFire Press and the director of the graduate program in publishing for Western Colorado University. He also set the Guinness-certified world record for the largest single-author book signing.

Subject: Dune (Imaginary place) > Fiction.
Aristocracy (Social class) > Fiction.
Courts and courtiers > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Space operas (Fiction)
Action and adventure fiction.

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