Tag Archives: Frank Herbert

Gateway Essentials: Frank Herbert

Frank Patrick Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, in 1920, and educated at the University of Washington, Seattle. worked as a reporter and editor on a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer. He lived in Washington … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Six Degrees of Separation: The Beatles to SF Gateway

It comes to our attention that 50 years ago today (originally published 5/10/2012), musical legends The Beatles released their first single, Love Me Do. Now, we at SF Gateway are as ardent fans of The Fab Four as the next … Continue reading

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On This Day: Frank Herbert

95 years ago today, in Tacoma, Washington, one Frank Patrick Herbert was born – and the complex relationship between sand, galactic politics, mind-altering substances and giant worms would never be the same again! The author of eighteen novels and numerous … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Frank Herbert (Redux)

Once again, we’re revisiting some old favourites while we wait for new SF Gateway Omnibuses to release.  ‘New’ being a relative term when applied to SF Gateway, obviously! This week: Frank Herbert . . .   From groundbreaking digital initiative, … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Hugo Winners

Following our posts celebrating Gollancz and SF Gateway’s BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Award-winning novels . . . it’s the Hugo Awards!  And we’re delighted to say we have a very creditable 30 out of 62 winners, including the … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Nebula Winners

We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year by The Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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Frank Herbert SF Gateway Omnibus

As we enter the Festive period, the SF Gateway blog will be running on auxiliary power for a while until the New Year. For the next few weeks, we’ll be down to a couple of posts per week – one … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus Schedule 2013

Following a deluge of requests** we have decided to publish the schedule of SF Gateway omnibuses up to the end of the year. So, without further ado . . . Available Now Frank Herbert – The Dragon in the Sea; … Continue reading

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Announcing the SF Gateway Omnibuses

Enter the SF Gateway . . . Towards the end of 2011, in conjunction with the celebration of fifty years of coherent, continuous science fiction and fantasy publishing, Gollancz launched the SF Gateway with a view to utilising the technology that … Continue reading

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Fantasy Faction Sci-Fi Book Club

We’ve just noticed that the excellent Fantasy Faction‘s Sci-Fi Book Club choice for May is none other than Frank Herbert‘s epic Dune. Frequently topping polls of the best/most popular SF novel of all time, Herbert’s magnum opus was first serialised … Continue reading

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