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October 1st 2019
by Ace Books
(first published June 1965)
- Date of birth: October 08, 1920
- Died: February 11, 1986
- Born: in Tacoma, Washington, The United States.
- Description: Frank Herbert was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author.
He is best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels. The Dune saga, set in the distant future and taking place over millennia, dealt with themes such as human survival and evolution, ecology, and the intersection of religion, politics, and power, and is widely considered to be among the classics in the field of science fiction.
He was the father of fellow author Brian Herbert.