Dune : The Butlerian Jihad (Paperback) - Herbert, Brian/ Anderson, Kevin J.

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Frank Herbert's Dune series is one of the great creations of imaginative literature, science fiction's answer to The" Lord of the Rings.
Decades after Herbert's original novels, the Dune saga was continued by Frank Herbert's son, Brian Herbert, in collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson. Working from Frank Herbert's own notes, the acclaimed authors reveal the chapter of the "Dune saga most eagerly anticipated by readers: the Butlerian Jihad.
Throughout the Dune novels, Frank Herbert frequently referred to the war in which humans wrested their freedom from "thinking machines." In" Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson bring to life the story of that war, a tale previously seen only in tantalizing hints and clues. Finally, we see how Serena Butler's passionate grief ignites the struggle that will liberate humans from their machine masters; here is the amazing tale of the Zensunni Wanderers, who escape bondage to flee to the desert world where they will declare themselves the Free Men of Dune. And here is the backward, nearly forgotten planet of Arrakis, where traders have discovered the remarkable properties of the spice melange....

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Publisher Tor Books
Mfg Part# 9780765340771
SKU 33803395
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0765340771
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 6.75H x 4.25L x 1.5T
Praise
"The sands of time have not diminished the impact Dune has had on the evolution of SF, and this new prequel by Frank Herbert's son and bestseller Anderson... offers the kind of intricate plotting and philosophical musings that would make the elder Herbert proud."
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Annotation Brian Herbert, son of Frank, collaborates with Kevin J. Anderson to deliver this eagerly awaited prequel to the DUNE saga. In this installment, the "Butlerian Jihad", (a war often referred to in previous Dune novels) is finally explained in elaborate detail. The authors delve into a thrilling description of the battle, explaining how humans won their freedom from "thinking machines", and the novel goes on to explore the beginnings of Arrakis and the Zensunni Wanderers, along with a few other surprises that are sure to satisfy the longtime followers of this Sci-Fi mainstay.
Editors Note A Dune prequel written by the son of Frank Herbert paints a vivid portrait of the "Butlerian jihad" against technology and thinking machines, a background story vital to the Dune universe. Reprint.
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Book Format Pocketbook
Number of Pages 0704
Publisher Tor Books
Series Part 1

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