Book Review - The Book of Frank Herbert, by Frank Herbert

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Book Review - The Book of Frank Herbert, by Frank Herbert

Postby Omphalos » 03 Sep 2010 18:58

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One of five collections of Frank Herbert's work, this one contains stories mainly from the fifties and the seventies. Some of his better short work can be found here.

Seed Stock, by Frank Herbert, 1970, originally published in Analog Science Fiction -> Science Fact: Three years before the era of this story a colony ship of humans arrived at a still unnamed planet and disgorged its cargo and passengers. The planet was harsh and unforgiving; very little of the flora or fauna that the colonists brought with them survived the three years to the time of the story. The only species that seemed to be doing well were the falcons, and they got their food from islands out at sea. Because so many crops failed and animals died, the colonists made their living on a kind of shrimp called trodi that were discovered, first harvested and preserved by a colonial laborer named Kroudar. Kroudar is hideous. He started off ugly, and of all the colonists there the planet has been the harshest to...Please click here, or on the book cover above, to be taken to the complete review..

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Re: Book Review - The Book of Frank Herbert, by Frank Herbert

Postby TheDukester » 04 Nov 2010 16:39

Awesome!

Thanks for sharing that.
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Re: Book Review - The Book of Frank Herbert, by Frank Herbert

Postby Freakzilla » 04 Nov 2010 16:55

Patty won't be replying. :wink:
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Re: Book Review - The Book of Frank Herbert, by Frank Herbert

Postby Shaitan » 04 Nov 2010 19:14

patricia39 wrote:My teacher in Science always shares this book to us. So I purchased a copy of this book so that every time she discusses something about this book, I know what to say. Well, my review of this book is that if you love science fiction, you will love this book also. This is a fascinating collection of stories of the future of human kind.


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Re: Book Review - The Book of Frank Herbert, by Frank Herbert

Postby SandChigger » 04 Nov 2010 19:38

Freakzilla wrote:Patty won't be replying. :wink:

Yippee-yai-yoh... POW, Patty! 8-)


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