A Thing of Eternity wrote: Omphalos wrote:
His prior masterpiece was The Notebooks of Frank Herbert's Dune
I actually bought that because I thought it was a collection of notes FH had made while writing Dune. What a ripoff, I paid something like $30 used.
being a compulsive reader I rushed through the butlerian jihad, the machine crusade, before that i'd read the house series a while ago... the sandworms was the last straw(straw?)...
I should have guessed that a Dune read so fast and understood at first read was a con...
did i mention that I bought them?
And all that because of the Dune written on it, a tad because of the Herbert name...
It was a scam true and proper!
And I had absolutely NO IDEA who that KJA character was,
I read quite a lot of sf and never ever came across his name!
those were the days of blissful ignorance, long gone now