The Best of Frank Herbert 1965–1970Frank Herbert
science fiction, short stories
A collection of stories. Edited by Angus Wells.
- Committee of the Whole (1965)
- Dune (extract, 1965)
- By the Book (1966)
- The Primitives (1966)
- The Heaven Makers (extract, 1968)
- The Being Machine (1969)
- Seed Stock (1970)
Frank Herbert was seven years old when he announced his intention of becoming a writer – and produced his first story. Fortunately for science fiction readers throughout the world, he kept his promise. Indeed, he bacame one of the best, his talent growing over the years. This collection of his later work shows the sweeping breadth of his imagination.
Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (1920–1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. Though also a short story author, he is best known for his novels, most notably Dune and its five sequels. The Dune saga, set in the distant future and taking place over millennia, deals with themes such as human survival and evolution, ecology, and the intersection of religion, politics and power. Dune itself is the "best-selling science fiction novel of all time," and the series is widely considered to be among the classics in the genre.