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Brian Herbert

Autor(a) de Dune: House Harkonnen

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About the Author

Brian Herbert is an author and the son of Frank Herbert, the creator of the Dune series. Brian Herbert has had several stand-alone novels published but he is perhaps most well-known for his books that expand on his father's Dune novels. Written with author Kevin J. Anderson, these novels have been mostrar mais commercially successful and generally well received by the public. Brian Herbert is the co-author of the Dune novels House Atreides, House Harkonnen, House Corrino, The Butlerian Jihad, The Machine Crusade, The Battle of Corrin, The Road To Dune, Hunters of Dune, Sandworms Of Dune, Paul Of Dune, The Winds Of Dune, and Sisterhood of Dune. Brian Herbert has also edited several works relating to the Dune universe and to his father. In 2003, he authored Dreamer of Dune, the biography of Frank Herbert, a Hugo Award finalist nomination. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Inclui os nomes: Brian Herbet, Herbert Brian

Image credit: Brian Herbert at a book signing at Books Inc. in Mountain View, by Matt Crampton from Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Séries

Obras por Brian Herbert

Dune: House Harkonnen (2000) 3,120 exemplares
The Butlerian Jihad (2002) — Autor — 2,986 exemplares
Dune: House Corrino (2001) 2,831 exemplares
The Machine Crusade (2003) 2,460 exemplares
The Battle of Corrin (2004) 2,234 exemplares
Hunters of Dune (2006) 2,151 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides (1999) 2,122 exemplares
Sandworms of Dune (2007) 1,848 exemplares
Paul of Dune (2008) 1,304 exemplares
The Road to Dune (2005) 1,113 exemplares
The Winds of Dune (2009) 968 exemplares
Sisterhood of Dune (2012) — Autor — 592 exemplares
Man of Two Worlds (1986) 542 exemplares
Mentats of Dune (2014) — Autor — 375 exemplares
Hellhole (2011) 374 exemplares
Frank Herbert's Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1 (2020) — Autor — 350 exemplares
Navigators of Dune (2016) — Autor — 303 exemplares
Dune: The Duke of Caladan (2020) 179 exemplares
Hellhole: Awakening (2013) 161 exemplares
The Race for God (1990) 140 exemplares
Dune: The Lady of Caladan (2021) 125 exemplares
Hellhole Inferno (2014) 103 exemplares
Sidney's Comet (1983) 98 exemplares
Sudanna Sudanna (1985) 88 exemplares
Garbage Chronicles (1985) 87 exemplares
Dune: The Heir of Caladan (2022) 80 exemplares
Whipping Mek (2003) 75 exemplares
Dune: Hunting Harkonnens (2002) 75 exemplares
Tales of Dune: Expanded Edition (2017) 67 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides Volume 1 (2021) — Writer — 65 exemplares
Prisoners of Arionn (1987) 64 exemplares
Blood on the Sun (1996) 43 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides Volume 2 (2021) 39 exemplares
Princess of Dune (2023) 33 exemplares
Tales of Dune (2011) 33 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides Volume 3 (2022) 27 exemplares
Timeweb (2006) 27 exemplares
Dune: Red Plague (2016) 26 exemplares
Dune: The Faces of a Martyr (2004) 23 exemplares
Ocean: The Ocean Cycle Omnibus (2013) 16 exemplares
Dune: Tales from Arrakeen HC (2022) 15 exemplares
Dune: The Waters of Kanly (2023) 12 exemplares
Memorymakers (1991) 12 exemplares
Fremen Justice (2001) 12 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #3 (2020) — Autor — 10 exemplares
Il preludio a Dune. Il duca Leto (2002) 10 exemplares
Dune: The Waters of Kanly #1 (2022) 7 exemplares
Dune: Blood of the Sardaukar #1 (2021) 7 exemplares
Classic Comebacks (1981) 6 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #9 (2021) 6 exemplares
I cacciatori di Dune (2020) 6 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #7 (2021) 5 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #2 (2020) — Autor — 5 exemplares
Stormworld (2010) 5 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #2 (2023) 4 exemplares
A Whisper of Caladan Seas (1999) 4 exemplares
Dune: The Waters of Kanly #3 (2022) 4 exemplares
Dune, 02: Huis Atreides (2022) 4 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #6 (2021) 4 exemplares
Timeweb Chronicles Omnibus (2011) 4 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #3 (2023) 3 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #10 (2021) 3 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #11 (2021) 3 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #8 (2021) 3 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #5 (2021) 3 exemplares
Dune: The Waters of Kanly #4 (2022) — Writer — 3 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #12 (2021) 2 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #4 (2010) 2 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #6 (2023) 2 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #7 (2023) 2 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #5 (2023) 2 exemplares
Dune: House Harkonnen #8 (2023) 2 exemplares
Leggende di Dune (2023) 2 exemplares
Pekelná díra (2014) 2 exemplares
Dune: House Atreides #1 (2020) 2 exemplares
Treasure in the Sand (2009) 2 exemplares
Preludio a Dune (2022) 2 exemplares
Dune : Chroniques d'Arrakeen (2023) 1 exemplar
V©Øn♯torii Dunei (2023) 1 exemplar
Sesterstvo Duny (2022) 1 exemplar
Mentati Duny (2014) 1 exemplar
Dune, Verhalen uit Arrakeen (2022) 1 exemplar
Vzpoura (Hellhole, #2) (2015) 1 exemplar
Duna. Dědic Caladanu (2023) 1 exemplar
Písky Duny (2023) 1 exemplar
Dune: House Harkonnen #1 (2023) 1 exemplar
A Dűne vadászai 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Dune (1965) — Posfácio, algumas edições42,456 exemplares
Elemental (2006) — Contribuidor — 175 exemplares
Infinite Stars (2017) — Contribuidor — 144 exemplares
Unfettered III: New Tales by Masters of Fantasy (2019) — Contribuidor — 107 exemplares
Dark Destiny (1995) — Autor — 100 exemplares
Dante's Disciples (1996) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
The Notebooks of Frank Herbert's Dune (1988) — Editor — 68 exemplares
Forbidden Acts (1995) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume 38 (2022) — Contribuidor — 35 exemplares
Like Water for Quarks (2011) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Amazing Stories Vol. 71, No. 2 [Summer 1999] (1999) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Herbert, Brian
Nome legal
Herbert, Brian Patrick
Data de nascimento
1947
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Seattle, Washington, Amerika
Locais de residência
Washington, Amerika
Ocupações
science fiction writer
Relações
Herbert, Frank (vader)
Organizações
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Membros

Críticas

Esta obra escrita por Brian Herbert y Kevin J. Anderson nos presenta el universo de Dune, 10.000 años antes de lo acontecido en las obras escritas por Frank Herbert y nos muestra un universo completamente distinto al que conocemos si somos lectores de su obra principal. Las máquinas pensantes se han apoderado de casi todo y la raza humana lucha por sobrevivir a la extinción.

Por ser el comienzo de un trilogía que en definitiva va a definir los inicios de los distintos actores presentes en la obra principal de su padre, la cantidad de detalles y personajes es bastante amplia. Puede ser algo complicado de leer ya que hay varias líneas argumentales pero la forma de separarlo por capítulos casi episódicos ayuda a que la lectura sea un poco más amigable. Lamentablemente a mi parecer aunque la disfrute creo que hay exceso de detalles o ideas que se van a ir desarrollando a lo largo de toda la trilogía, hay esbozos de todo, como queriendo tratar de mostrar en un solo libro todo lo que planean desarrollar más adelante, es un poco agotador por momentos.

Algunos personajes me parecieron bien desarrollados e interesantes, Serena Butler y Vorian Atreides por ejemplo, mientras que otros quedaron en la nebulosa, Xavier Harkonnen. El desarrollo del robot Erasmus, como uno de los antagonistas, me pareció de lo mejor, completamente odiable y despreciable.
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Snowplum85 | 2 outras críticas | Apr 17, 2024 |
After reading Sandworms of Dune, I can finally set down the entire Dune Chronicles. I read The Legends of Dune trilogy, The Houses of Dune trilogy, Frank Herbert’s original 6 volumes in the Dune Chronicles and the concluding two volumes by his son and Kevin Anderson. This was a reading project that took me a couple of years to complete. I was unimpressed by Legends, found Houses to be entertaining, the original Dune is still a classic and the next four to be worth reading. FH’s last volume, Chapterhouse Dune was not as good though it ended on a very interesting note that I wish (as many others do) that he had been able to follow up on it. The last two volumes, Hunters of Dune and Sandworms of Dune by BH and KJA were a slog to read - I found them frustrating.

So what annoyed me in Sandworms? The colonial attitude that the universe is for humans to do with as they wish without thought of other lifeforms. Resources are there to be used by humanity. I also found this attitude to be extended to women which was odd as women think of each other as resources to use both in breeding programs and as axlotl tanks.

Axlotl tanks! What an abhorrent idea. In the Houses trilogy and in the first couple of volumes of Frank’s original Dune books, the idea of using women simply as incubators was treated as something awful. By Sandworms, it had become normalized and offered sort of like a career choice to women. What a sad thing to suggest and it made no sense to continue with the technique. Using the axlotl tanks to resurrect characters long dead because they had special properties that might help humanity defeat the thinking machines sort of made sense when the thinking machines were a threat. But at the end of Sandworms, there has been a reconciliation between human and machine. What is the point if dehumanizing women to simply be incubators. Once the threat was removed this abhorrent technology should have been completed dismantled. It made no sense to me that it should continue.

And at the end of Sandworms the Bene Gesserit breeding program is apparently going to continue? Why? That also makes no sense! The BG breeding program had as its goal to produce the Kwisatz Haderach but by the end of Sandworms, the BG have committed to not producing another KH. So what is the point of continuing the breeding program? Why is it assumed in the book that this sort of positive eugenics is a good thing? Something that kept coming up in the books is how prescience and controlling the future becomes boring and static and that what makes life worth living is being surprised. A breeding program tries to avoid surprises - the point is to control what offspring are produced. This did not make sense to me that it should continue.

I did not like the appearance of an ultimate Kwisatz Haderach. What made the idea of a KH interesting was that the individual would be uniquely gifted and that they were the result of careful breeding. But now it seems in Sandworms that KHs are all over the place and can be engineered by ghola engineering. The KH is no longer unique and became, for me, a boring concept even though at the end of Heretics of Dune, Frank Herbert did something really interesting with Miles Teg. But the character - the idea - didn’t develop well for me in subsequent novels.

I also did not appreciate how the Dune Chronicles ends with the other memory of the BG referred to as racial memory. I thought other memory was supposed to be something developed in humanity and not localized to a particular race.

Finally, at the end of Sandworms, there is supposed to be a great rapprochement between thinking machines and humans. But the ultimate KH gives the homeworld of the thinking machines to humans to do with as they see fit. Humans yet again get to colonize a world that was not theirs to begin with. And then, “thinking machines” are simply used by humans as workers to rehabilitate/terraform/rehabilitate worlds inhabited by humans. But there is no sense that these machine “partners” with humanity are given any agency. If they are thinking machines don’t they have their own goals/dreams/aspirations?

Very disappointing end to something that had such auspicious beginnings in the original Dune.
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Neil_Luvs_Books | 29 outras críticas | Mar 30, 2024 |
I find the writing style of BH and KJA to be … hmmm… everything they describe in their writing is the greatest, the largest, the mostest… when everything’s great everything becomes mundane and boring. It lacks nuance. Also, there are passages where I wonder how did they know that? For example on page 482 of the hardcover “Within the hour, Waff flew up to orbit, where the Heighliner waited for the return of the Valkyrie attack force. The immense black vessel, larger than most cities, shimmered with reflected sunlight. Another Guildship, one obviously equipped with a no-field, circled the planet in a lower orbit.” What made it obvious that it was equipped with a no-field? Little things like that drove me nuts.… (mais)
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
166
Also by
11
Membros
29,909
Popularidade
#671
Avaliação
4.0
Críticas
365
ISBN
730
Línguas
16
Marcado como favorito
30

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