Author

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Frank Herbert

American writer

1920   -   1986

genre: science fiction, música popular brasileira
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: American English
educated at: University of Washington, North Salem High School, Lincoln High School
occupation: writer, novelist, photographer, journalist, science fiction writer
award received: Nebula Award for Best Novel, Hugo Award for Best Novel, Cosmos 2000 Award, Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame

Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was an American science fiction author best known for the 1965 novel Dune and its five sequels. Though he became famous for his novels, he also wrote short stories and worked as a newspaper journalist, photographer, book reviewer, ecological consultant, and lecturer. The Dune saga, set in the distant future, and taking place over millennia, explores complex themes, such as the long-term survival of the human species, human evolution, planetary science and ecology, and the intersection of religion, politics, economics and power in a future where humanity has long since developed interstellar travel and settled many thousands of worlds. Dune is the best-selling science fiction novel of all time, and the whole series is widely considered to be among the classics of the genre.
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Works

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Whipping Star

1970 novel by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1970

The Priests of Psi

book by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1980

The Dosadi Experiment

novel by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1977

Hellstrom's Hive

book by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1973

The Eyes of Heisenberg

novel by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1966

The Dragon in the Sea

novel by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1956

Direct Descent

novel by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1980

High-Opp

book by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

2012

The Santaroga Barrier

novel by Frank Herbert

author: Frank Herbert

1968

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