Unread Pristine book in Excellent Dust Jacket that is in a protective Mylar cover. No bumps, no marks, no sunning, no clips. A full number line stated for 1st printing. This item shipped securely cushioned and in a sturdy box. Signed by both author's. This is the sequel to "Dune: The Machine Crusade" of 2003. A Wonderful Collector's Copy and a 'Must Have' for any DUNE series collector. N° de ref. de la librería
The universal computer mind Omnius has retreated to its last stronghold, where it plots a devastating new strategy that could undo the victories of the Butlerian Jihad. The surviving Titans are creating new lieutenants to do their will when at last they return to attack the human beings they once ruled.
In the years of peace too many of mankind have forgotten that their machine enemies never sleep.
But some have forgotten nothing - and learned from their triumphs. The brilliant military commander Vorian Atreides, son of a Titan, has the gift of long life from his terrifying father and knows the machines' minds better than any man alive. Norma Cenva, the genius inventor of humanity's best defences, dreams of new discoveries that will make man invincible.
And on the windswept desert planet Arrakis, the power that can give them victory waits.
The authors of Prelude to Dune have written the triumphant climax to the history of the Dune universe: the story most eagerly anticipated by its readers.
'This book is written in a style so close to the original that it is hard to believe Frank Herbert did not direct it through some mysterious genetic link - maybe he did. Did I like it? Hey, I'm a Dune addict myself. I can't wait for the sequel to the prequel' - Mark Graham, Rocky Mountain News on HA
'If you're familiar with the Dune universe it is oddly compelling. This is a successful space opera that spins in a few genuine surprises.' Focus on THE BATTLE OF CORRIN
HOUSE HARKONNEN is compulsive reading ... such vile villains ... and such a fascinating description of splendid places. ( Anne McCaffrey on HOUSE HARKONNEN)
'All these characters and themes will be familiar to fans of the original Dune novels. But new twists added by Herbert and Anderson will have fans, both old and new, turning pages. Having done their research well, Herbert and Anderson have succeeded in laying out the foundation for a new trilogy that will amplify the original novels and stand firmly as a class act in its own right.' - Dorman T Schindler, St Petersburg Times on HA
HOUSE ATREIDES is a terrific prequel, but it's also a first-rate adventure on its own. Frank Herbert would surely be delighted and proud of this continuation of his vision. ( Dean Koontz)
...a rousing story that juggles eight or so plot lines with ease. The first of a trilogy, the book is written so that those who have never read Dune can strat right here with the prequel.' - Michael Glitz, New York Post on HA
'The author's research and passion for the material have served them well. Dune: House atreides captures the essence of Dune while illuminating further the workings of Frank Herbert's universe' - Seattle Times
Those who long to return to the world of desert, spice and sandworms will be amply satisfied ( The Times)
'Dune: House Atreides is packed with action, great story lines and twists within twists about favorite Dune villains and heroes. The result is a winning combination that keeps the two in stride with Frank Herbert's vision.' - Beyond the Cover.
'A triumphant climax to the history of the Dune universe.' The Bookseller on The Battle of Corrin
'...a compelling story that will transport readers back to the world that changed science fiction forever' - Tattered Times, Denver, Colarado
'In a word satisfying: all Dune fans will want to investigate, newcomers will be tempted, and it should promise fresh interest in the magnificent original series' - Kirkus
Título: Dune: The Battle of Corrin
Editorial: Tor Books
Año de publicación: 2004
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: As New
Edición: First Edition
Descripción Tor Books, 2004. Estado de conservación: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP2662167
Descripción Tor Books, 2004. Estado de conservación: Fair. 1st Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP82659625
Descripción Tor Books, 2004. Estado de conservación: Fair. 1st Edition. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP93674299
Descripción Tor Books, 2004. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP94450516
Descripción Tor Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Nº de ref. de la librería 2680510697
Descripción Tor Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Nº de ref. de la librería 2706446186
Descripción Tor Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 2725080120
Descripción Tor Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Nº de ref. de la librería 2729090291
Descripción Tor Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Nº de ref. de la librería 2731157119
Descripción Tor Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Nº de ref. de la librería G0765301598I3N00