Other Worlds, Times, and Places: Frank Herbert


Frank Patrick Herbert
(October 8, 1920 February 11, 1986)

First Published Novel: The Dragon in the Sea 1955
Last Published Novel: Chapterhouse: Dune 1985


The best known SF by Frank Herbert, and possibly the best known SF period, is the Dune Saga. The story of the desert planet Arrakis and three generations of the Noble House Atreides are unquestionably one of the greatest works ever. But Dune isn't all there is to Frank Herbert. Unfortunately his other works, some of which I think are even better than Dune, have been overshadowed by the media hype surrounding Dune.

The Voidship/Pandora Series

The Voidship series comprises the volumes Destination: Void by Frank Herbert, The Jesus Incident, The Lazarus Effect, and The Ascension Factor by Frank Herbert and Bill Ransom.

This series chronicles the developement of a concious Artificial Intelligence and the colonization of the water planet Pandora. This series is one of Herberts more psychological settings, deeply exploring the nature of consciousness, religion, and human interaction.

I believe these stories are a little better than the Dune Saga.

Books by Frank Herbert

Dune Saga (in series order)

1. Dune (1965)
2. Dune Messiah (1969)
3. Children of Dune (1976)
4. God Emperor of Dune (1981)
5. Heretics of Dune (1984)
6. Chapterhouse: Dune (1969)

Dune Collections:

The Great Dune Trilogy (1979)
The Second Great Dune Trilogy (1987)
The Dune Collection (1988)
Songs of Muad'dib (1992) (with Brian Herbert)
The Road to Dune (2005) (with Kevin J Anderson, Brian Herbert)

Voidship/Pandora

1. Destination: Void (1966)
2. The Jesus Incident (1978) (with Bill Ransom)
3. The Lazarus Effect (1983) (with Bill Ransom)
3. The Ascension Factor (1988) (with Bill Ransom)

Other Novels:

21st Century Sub (1956)
The Dragon in the Sea (1956) aka Under Pressure
Destination: Void (1966)
The Eyes of Heisenberg (1966)
The Green Brain (1966)
The Heaven Makers (1968)
The Santaroga Barrier (1968)
Whipping Star (1970)
Soul Catcher (1971)
The Godmakers (1972)
Hellstrom's Hive (1973)
The Dosadi Experiment (1977)
Direct Descent (1980)
The White Plague (1982)
Man of Two Worlds (1986) (with Brian Herbert)


Complete Dune Saga (to date) in Dune Universe Chronology

Complete Dune Saga (to date) in Dune Universe Chronology

Frank Herbert Collections:

The Worlds of Frank Herbert (1970)
The Priests of Psi: And Other Stories (1971)
The Book of Frank Herbert (1973)
The Best of Frank Herbert 1952-1964 (1975)
Best of Frank Herbert 1952-70 (1975)
Eye (1985)

 

Links to Other Sites


Get the Kindle Fire 7" LCD Display with Wi-Fi
Shop Amazon's Gift Cards - Perfect Anytime

Korean Cooking

Aeries Kitchen

Contemporary, Fusion, and Traditional Korean recipes with videos.
Aeries Kitchen also has a cookbook on Amazon
Aeri's Korean Cookbook 1: 100 authentic Korean recipes from the popular Aeri's Kitchen website and YouTube channel. (Volume 1)


Cooking with Maangchi

Contemparary, Traditional, Fusion Korean recipes with video instruction.
Maangchi also has several cookbooks on Amazon
Cooking Korean Food With Maangchi: Traditional Korean Recipes
Cooking Korean Food With Maangchi - Book 2: More Traditional Korean Recipes
Cooking Korean Food with Maangchi - Book 3


My Korean Kitchen

!!Exciting News!!: Sue is back at My Korean Kitchen after a long absence. She has just completed her Masters degree and has returned to blogging. Check out "Kangaroo Bulgogi".


Korean Food at About.com

Korean Recipes and food notes at About.com


Shop Amazon - New Video Gift Cards

Malaysian Cooking

Rasa Malaysia

Take a journey through Malaysia's rich, complex, and intoxicating gastronomic delights.


Delicious Asian Food

a collection of Chinese-styled Malaysian recipes for delicious home-cooked food.

General Food

Chow.com

For those who love to eat.

ChowHound Home Cooking Discussion Board

Discussion board for all types of home cooking.

On-Line Korean Groceries

HMart (Hanareum)
A large Korean grocery chain with locations in California, Colorado, Illinois, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington State. Offering refrigerated Korean food, kimchi, snacks, appliances, cosmetics, gifts, and more.

KGrocer
Offers instant and packaged Korean goods, spices, canned foods, gifts, and tableware.

KoA Mart
Offering Chinese, Japanese, and Korean products.

Recommended Software

Living Cookbook Recipe Management Software

A complete recipe management program that includes nutrition calculation, ingredient and inventory management, meal and menu planning, and cook book publishing.

Home Inventory Pro

Manage your household assets. Calculate the value of everything you own. Categorize your assets for easy searching. Add an unlimited number of images. Create an unlimited number of locations and items. Create detailed reports by location. Scan images and receipts directly into the software. Add videos to inventory items and locations. Link to files (e.g. manuals, warranties, etc.). Create a printed inventory catalog.

alpha