Science fictionA new edition of the classic sci-fi fantasy novel, which spawned many sequels and won the first Nebula Award and the Hugo Award on its firts publication in 1965. 'I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord Of The Rings' Arthur C. Clarke
Herbert's evocative, epic tales are set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with galaxy- wide repercussions. Arrakis is the source of spice, a mind enhancing drug which makes interstellar travel possible; it is the most valuable substance in the galaxy.
In this title, the people of the Scattering are returning. Amongst them, mysterious and threatening, are the women who call themselves the Honoured Matres, adepts of an ecstatic cult.