Heretics Of Dune

By: Herbert, Frank (Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr. )

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are in clean bright condition. Laid in is a review slip. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Herbert began researching Dune in 1959. He was able to devote himself wholeheartedly to his writing career because his wife returned to work full-time as an advertising writer for department stores, becoming the breadwinner during the 1960s. He later told Willis E. McNelly that the novel originated when he was supposed to do a magazine article on sand dunes in the Oregon Dunes near Florence, Oregon. He became too involved and ended up with far more raw material than needed for an article. The article was never written, but instead planted the seed that led to Dune. Dune took six years of research and writing to complete and it was much longer than commercial science fiction of the time was supposed to be. Analog (the renamed Astounding, still edited by John W. Campbell) published it in two parts comprising eight installments, "Dune World" from December 1963 and "Prophet of Dune" in 1965. It was then rejected by nearly twenty book publishers. One editor prophetically wrote, "I might be making the mistake of the decade, but ..." . " (from Wikipedia)

Title: Heretics Of Dune

Author Name: Herbert, Frank (Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr. )

Categories: Science Fiction and Fantasy,

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: London, England, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: A37897

Keywords: Science Fiction Frank Herbert Fantasy Science Fiction,