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Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should Read

Here is a list of the best Frank Herbert books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Dune (1983)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should Read“Unique…I know nothing comparable to it except .” — Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud’dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family–and would bring to fruition humankind’s most ancient and unattainable dream. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what is undoubtedly the grandest…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

2. Dune Messiah (Berkley SF, N1847) (1970)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadLater ACE edition. New paperback. Unread. Fast shipping. Seller guarantees 100% satisfaction….
Author(s): Frank Herbert

3. God Emperor of Dune (1983)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadSpine creased, page edges tanned, bookseller’s marks, foxing. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday….
Author(s): Frank Herbert

4. Children of Dune (2019)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadThe Children of Dune are twin siblings Leto and Ghanima Atreides, whose father, the Emperor Paul Muad’Dib, disappeared in the desert wastelands of Arrakis nine years ago. Like their father, the twins possess supernormal abilities—making them valuable to their manipulative aunt Alia, who rules the Empire in the name of House Atreides.Facing treason and rebellion on two fronts, Alia’s rule is not absolute. The displaced House Corrino is plotting to regain the throne while the fanatical Fremen are being provoked into open revolt by the enigmatic figure known only…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

5. Heretics of Dune (2019)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadLeto Atreides, the God Emperor of Dune, is dead. In the fifteen hundred years since his passing, the Empire has fallen into ruin. The great Scattering saw millions abandon the crumbling civilization and spread out beyond the reaches of known space. The planet Arrakis—now called Rakis—has reverted to its desert climate, and its great sandworms are dying.Now the Lost Ones are returning home in pursuit of power. And as these factions vie for control over the remnants of the Empire, a girl named Sheeana rises to prominence in the wastelands of Rakis, sending religious fervor…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

6. Destination: Void: Prequel to the Pandora Sequence (2012)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadThe starship Earthling, filled with thousands of hibernating colonists en route to a new world at Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship’s three Organic Mental Cores—disembodied human brains that control the vessel’s functions—go insane. An emergency skeleton crew sees only one chance for survival: to create an artificial consciousness in the Earthling’s primary computer, which could guide them to their destination . . . or could destroy the human race. Frank Herbert’s classic novel that begins the epic Pandora Sequence (written with Bill Ransom), which also includes The Jesus Incident, The Lazarus…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

7. The Pandora Sequence: The Jesus Incident, The Lazarus Effect, The Ascension Factor (2012)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadAll three novels in the Pandora Sequence by Frank Herbert & Bill Ransom, sequels to Frank Herbert’s Destination: Void.The Jesus Incident—A sentient Ship with godlike powers (and aspirations) delivers the last survivors of humanity to a horrific, poisonous planet, Pandora—rife with deadly Nerve-Runners, Hooded Dashers, airborne jellyfish, and intelligent kelp. Chaplain/Psychiatrist Raja Lon Flattery is brought back out of hybernation to witness Ship’s machinations as well as the schemes of human scientists manipulating the genetic structure of humanity. Book 1 in Herbert & Ransom’s Pandora Sequence.The Lazarus Effect—In The…
Author(s): Frank Herbert, Bill Ransom

8. Dune Boxed Set (1988)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadComplete six book Dune Set: No Box…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

9. Dosadi Experiment (02) by Herbert, Frank [Mass Market Paperback (2002)] (2002)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadDosadi Experiment (02) by Herbert, Frank [Mass Market Paperback (2002)]…
Author(s): Herbert

10. Chapterhouse: Dune (2019)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadThe desert planet Arrakis, called Dune, has been destroyed. The remnants of the Old Empire have been consumed by the violent matriarchal cult known as the Honored Matres. Only one faction remains a viable threat to their total conquest—the Bene Gesserit, heirs to Dune’s power.Under the leadership of Mother Superior Darwi Odrade, the Bene Gesserit have colonized a green world on the planet Chapterhouse and are turning it into a desert, mile by scorched mile. And once they’ve mastered breeding sandworms, the Sisterhood will control the production of the greatest commodity in the known…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

11. The Godmakers (2013)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadOn the edge of a war-weary and devastated galaxy, charismatic Lewis Orne makes planetfall on Hamal. His assignment: to detect any signs of latent aggression in this planet’s population. To his astonishment, he finds that his own latent extrasensory powers have suddenly blossomed, and he is invited to join the company of “gods” on this planet. And people place certain expectations on their gods…….
Author(s): Frank Herbert

12. Frank Herbert: Unpublished Stories (2016)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadEven the author of DUNE—the best-selling science fiction novel of all time—had trouble getting published. At first.Frank Herbert wanted to be a writer, and though today his name is practically synonymous with world-building and epic science fiction, Herbert didn’t start out with a particular genre in mind. He wrote mainstream stories, mysteries, thrillers, mens’ adventure pieces, humorous slice-of-life tales. And, yes, some science fiction.For the first time, this collection presents 13 completed short stories that Frank Herbert never…
Author(s): Frank Herbert, Kevin J Anderson, et al.

13. Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert (2004)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadThis amazing and complex epic, combining politics, religion, human evolution, and ecology, has captured the imagination of generations of readers. One of the most popular science fiction novels ever written, it has become a worldwide phenomenon, winning awards, selling millions of copies around the world. In the prophetic year of 1984, Dune was made into a motion picture directed by David Lynch, and it has recently been produced as a three-part miniseries on the Sci-Fi Channel. Though he is best remembered for Dune, Frank Herbert was the author of more than twenty books at the…
Author(s): Brian Herbert

14. The Dragon in the Sea (2008)

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should ReadIn the endless war between East and West, oil has become the ultimate prize. Nuclear-powered subtugs brave enemy waters to tap into hidden oil reserves beneath the East’s continental shelf. But the last twenty missions have never returned. Have sleeper agents infiltrated the elite submarine service, or are the crews simply cracking under the pressure?Psychologist John Ramsay has gone undercover aboard a Hell Diver subtug. His mission is to covertly observe the remainder of the four-man crew―and find the traitor among them. Sabotage and suspicion soon plague the mission, as Ramsay…
Author(s): Frank Herbert

Best Frank Herbert Books Everyone Should Read

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Entrepreneurial Complexity: Methods and Applications

Author(s): Dehmer, Matthias; Emmert-Streib, Frank; Jodlbauer, Herbert
Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC, Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2415187

Arterial Variations in Humans: Key Reference for Radiologists and Surgeons: Classifications and Frequency

Author(s): Frank K Wacker; Herbert Lippert; Reinhard Pabst
Publisher: Thieme, Year: 2017, Size: 18 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2292407

Irreducibility and Computational Equivalence: 10 Years After Wolfram's A New Kind of Science

Author(s): Herbert W. Franke , Hector Zenil (eds.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Year: 2013, Size: 17 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 961941

Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Author(s): Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, Otto Kirchheimer, Raffaele Laudani, Jason Francis Mc Gimsey, Raymond Geuss
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Year: 2013, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1295255

The Pandora Sequence: The Jesus Incident, The Lazarus Effect, The Ascention Factor

Author(s): Frank Herbert, Bill Ransom
Publisher: WordFire Press, Year: 2012, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1146061

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