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 +Dune, the desert planet known to the  Imperium as Arrakis, is home of the fabled sandworms and the sole  source ​ of  the  geriatric ​ drug  melange, better ​ known as spice. ​ Its history is documented in a series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert.
 +  * "​Dune"​ (New York: Berkley Pub., 1965).
 +  * "Dune Messiah"​ (New York: Berkley Pub., 1969).
 +  * "​Children of Dune" (New York: Berkley Pub., 1976).
 +  * "God Emperor of Dune" (New York: Berkley Pub., 1981).
 +  * "​Heretics of Dune" (New York: Berkley Pub., 1981).
 +  * "​Chapterhouse:​ Dune" (New York: Berkley Pub., 1986).
 +                      ​
 +The universe of Dune has  been  further elaborated in prequels written by Frank Herbert'​s son,  Brian  Herbert, ​ in  collaboration ​ with  Kevin  J.  Anderson. The novels that have been so far published are:                   
 +  * "The Butlerian Jihad" (New York: Tor, 2002).
 +  * "House Atreides"​ (New York: Bantam, 1999).
 +  * "House Harkonnen"​ (New York: Bantam, 2000).
 +  * "House Corrino"​ (New York: Bantam, 2001).
 +                                                                              ​
 +Brian  Herbert ​ and Kevin J. Anderson are currently working on two novels set between "​Butlerian Jihad" and "House Atreides"​.
  
 +In addition to the Dune  novels, ​ several other books provide information ​ and insights into the Dune universe:
 +  * "Songs of Muad'​dib:​ Poems and Songs from Frank Herbert'​s '​Dune'​ Series and His Other Writings"​. Frank  Herbert, ​ Brian  Herbert ​ (editor). (New York: Ace, 1992). ​                                               ​
 +  * "​The ​  ​Illustrated ​   Dune." ​    ​Frank ​   Herbert, ​  ​John ​  ​Schoenherr (illustrations). (New York: Berkley Pub., 1965).
 +  * "The Dune Encyclopedia"​. Willis E. McNelly. (New York: Berkley, 1984).
 +  * "The Notebooks of Frank Herbert'​s Dune". Brian Herbert, ed. (New York: Perigee Books, 1988).
 +  * "The Maker of Dune: Insights of a Master of  Science ​ Fiction"​. ​ Frank Herbert, Tim O'​Reilly (editor). (New York: Berkley, 1987).
 +  * "Frank Herbert"​. Timothy O'​Reilly. (Ungar: 1981; available online at http://​tim.oreilly.com/​sci-fi/​herbert/​index.html).
 +  * "The Making of Dune". Ed Naha. (New York: Berkley Books, 1984).
 +  * "​The ​ Secrets ​ of Frank Herbert'​s Dune". James Van Hise and Michael D. Messina. (New York: I Books, 2000).
 +
 +Furthermore,​ three movie  adaptations ​ of  the  novels ​ have been made to date, with more adaptations in production. ​ The most  famous ​ version ​ is  David  Lynch'​s "​Dune"​ (1984), which was originally seen in theaters. ​ Two further versions are available: a two and a half hour-long director'​s cut and a three hour version, from which Lynch had his name removed.
 +                                                                              ​
 +Recently, the Sci-Fi Network ​ has  produced "Frank Herbert'​s Dune" (2000) and "Frank Herbert'​s Children of Dune" ​ (2003), ​ with  plans  to  produce further movies underway.
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