Frank Herbert's "Dune "is widely known as the science fiction equivalent of "The Lord of the Rings. "Now "The Road to Dune "is a companion work comparable to "The Silmarillion, "shedding light on and following the remarkable development of the bestselling science fiction novel of all time.
In this fascinating volume, the world's millions of "Dune "fans can read--at long last--the unpublished chapters and scenes from "Dune "and "Dune Messiah. The Road to Dune "also includes some of the original correspondence between Frank Herbert and famed editor John W. Campbell, Jr., along with other correspondence during Herbert's years-long struggle to get his innovative work published, and the article "They Stopped the Moving Sands," Herbert's original inspiration for "Dune."
"The Road to Dune "also features newly discovered papers and manuscripts of Frank Herbert, and "Spice Planet, " an original novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, based on a detailed outline left by Frank Herbert.
"The Road to Dune "is a treasure trove of essays, articles, and fiction that every reader of "Dune" will want to add to their shelf.