House Harkonnen (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson (Joint Author)
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Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson return to the vivid universe of Frank Herbert’s Dune, bringing a vast array of rich and complex characters into conflict to shape the destiny of worlds....

As Shaddam sits at last on the Golden Lion Throne, Baron Vladimir Harkonnen plots against the new Emperor and House Atreides — and against the mysterious Sisterhood of the Bene Gesserit. For Leto Atreides, grown complacent and comfortable as ruler of his House, it is a time of momentous choice: between friendship and duty, safety and destiny. But for the survival of House Atreides, there is just one choice — strive for greatness or be crushed.

About the Author

Brian Herbert, the author of numerous novels and short stories, has been critically acclaimed by leading reviewers in the United States and around the world. The eldest son of celebrated science fiction author Frank Herbert, he, with Kevin J. Anderson, is the author of "Hellhole" and continues his father s beloved Dune series with books including "The Winds of Dune", "House Atreides", "Sandworms of Dune", among other bestsellers. He also wrote a biography of his father, "Dreamer of Dune". Herbert graduated from high school at age 16, and then attended U.C. Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in Sociology. Besides an author, Herbert has been an editor, business manager, board game inventor, creative consultant for television and collectible card games, insurance agent, award-winning encyclopedia salesman, waiter, busboy, maid and a printer. He and his wife once owned a double-decker London bus, which they converted into an unusual gift shop. Herbert and his wife, Jan, have three daughters. They live in Washington State.

Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than 120 books, 54 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists; he has over 23 million copies in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, the Faust Award (IAMTW Grand Master), the SFX Readers Choice Award, the Scribe Award, and New York Times Notable Book. Kevin has coauthored thirteen books in the Dune saga with Brian Herbert. His epic SF series The Saga of Seven Suns is a seven-volume opus that topped international bestseller lists.

Praise For…

Raves for the return of Dune:

“[Fans] rejoice in this chance to return to one of science fiction’s most appealing futures.”
The New York Times Book Review

“[The authors] have brought this classic saga back to an exciting and dynamic life.”
The Denver Post

Don’t miss the thrilling first novel in Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson’s prequel to the Dune saga:

Dune: House Atreides

Available now from Bantam Spectra Books
And coming soon in hardcover:

Dune: House Corrino

Product Details
ISBN: 9780553580303
ISBN-10: 0553580302
Publisher: Spectra Books
Publication Date: August 28th, 2001
Pages: 733
Language: English
Series: Prelude to Dune (Paperback)