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The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert

The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert( )
Author: Herbert, Frank
Designed by: Trakhtenberg, Russell
ISBN:978-0-7653-3697-2
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Tor Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.99
Book Description:

The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert is the most complete collection of Herbert's short fiction ever assembled-thirty-seven stories originally published between 1952 and 1979, plus one story, "The Daddy Box," that has never been appeared before.

Frank Herbert, theNew York Times bestselling author ofDune, is one of the most celebrated and commercially successful science fiction writers of all time. But while best known for originating the...
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Book Details
Pages:704
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.18 x 9.22 x 1.24 Inches
Book Weight:1.496 Pounds
Author Biography
Herbert, Frank (Author)
Frank Herbert was born Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington on October 8, 1920. He worked originally as a journalist, but then turned to science fiction. His Dune series has had a major impact on that genre. Some critics assert that Herbert is responsible for bringing in a new branch of ecological science fiction. He had a personal interest in world ecology, and consulted with the governments of Vietnam and Pakistan about ecological issues.

The length of some of Herbert's novels also helped make it acceptable for science fiction authors to write longer books. It is clear that, if the reader is engaged by the story---and Herbert certainly has the ability to engage his readers---length is not important. As is usually the case with popular fiction, it comes down to whether or not the reader is entertained, and Herbert is, above all, an entertaining and often compelling writer. His greatest talent is his ability to create new worlds that are plausible to readers, in spite of their alien nature, such as the planet Arrakis in the Dune series.

Frank Herbert died of complications from pancreatic cancer on February, 11, 1986, in Madison, Wisconsin. He was 65.

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