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Appears on 15 lists in total.
Appears on 8 master lists.
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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 Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family--and would bring to...

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  • Author: Frank Herbert
  • Publish Date: 2005-08-02
  • Book Awards


    Won 2 awards in total (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Nebula
  • 1 Hugo


  • Book Award Years
    1966 Hugo Winner: Dune
    1965 Nebula Winner: Dune

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    Best Fantasy Books(Ranked 27 out of 441)

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    Science Fiction vs Fantasy(Ranked 7 out of 76)

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    My Favorite Book of all time!(Ranked 3 out of 10)

    Coming of Age Fantasy Books(Ranked 14 out of 66)

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    Court Intrigue Fantasy Books(Ranked 9 out of 26)

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    Sword and Planet Fantasy Books(Ranked 1 out of 15)

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    By: amanda finley
    2013-05-11 01:33:05

    I loved this series when I first started reading novels. Though personally the newer ones where Brandon is collaborating don't have the power the first four did.

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    RE: Best Fantasy Books
    By: Anonymous
    2013-05-23 03:03:46

    Incomparable. One of the best sci-fi novels ever written.

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    By: Anonymous
    2013-09-29 03:49:49

    I agree, this is my definitive favorite novel.

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    By: Anonymous
    2014-10-03 08:00:11

    This is the most thought provoking series of all time.

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-03-03 04:57:44

    Probably one of the greatest books I've ever read, should be required reading at school

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