Dune

The story is focused on young Paul Atreides. He comes from one of the royal families and politics forces his family to move from their home planet to a desert world called Arrakis. Arrakis is critical as the source of the spice melange - it's required for space navigation and it extends life. Space travel has permitted humanity to spread to many distant planets and this has spawned wildly differing cultures...including the military Sardaukar. 1st of 6 novels.
Author: 
Frank Herbert
Genre: 
Fiction
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Average: 5 (1 vote)
Year: 
1965
GoodReads: 
4.15
ISBN-13: 
9780340839935