THE DUNE NOVELS

CHRONOLOGY

This is a list of all of the current and proposed "Dune" stories presented in Chronological Order. Novel titles are shown in UPPERCASE and short stories in Lower Case.

FH = Frank Herbert
BH = Brian Herbert
KJA = Kevin J. Anderson

For a listing of key events from all of the Dune novels and stories, please see THE DUNE TIMELINE.

ROAD TO DUNE is a collection of unpublished chapters, some short stories, and a new "alternate" version of DUNE, so it does not fit into the timeline and is not part of the 'canon' .

ROAD TO DUNE (FH, BH & KJA)

Note: This should not be confused with Frank Herbert's story "Road to Dune," which is listed in its correct location in the timeline below.

Hunting Harkonnens:
A Tale of the Butlerian Jihad
(BH & KJA)

This short story takes place just prior to The Butlerian Jihad

 

 

 

These three novels comprise the "LEGENDS OF DUNE" trilogy. The story is set 10,000 years before the events in the novel Dune.

Published by Tor Books.

The Butlerian Jihad (BH & KJA)

Whipping Mek (BH & KJA)

This short story spotlights events between The Butlerian Jihad and The Machine Crusade.

The Machine Crusade (BH & KJA)

Faces of a Martyr (BH & KJA)

This short story spotlights events between The Machine Crusade and The Battle of Corrin.

The Battle of Corrin (BH & KJA)

 

These three novels comprise the "PRELUDE TO DUNE" trilogy. The story takes place just before the Classic Dune novels.

Published by Bantam Books.

HOUSE ATREIDES (BH & KJA)

Nighttime Shadows on Open Sand (BH & KJA)

This short story is an excerpt from House Harkonnen.  It is available on SciFi.com

HOUSE HARKONNEN (BH & KJA)

HOUSE CORRINO (BH & KJA)

This possible trilogy will be written covering the early years of Paul.  This will take place after the "PRELUDE TO DUNE" novels.

PAUL OF DUNE (BH & KJA)
(tentative title)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The six "CLASSIC DUNE" novels by Frank Herbert follow the events of "PRELUDE TO DUNE."

Reissued by Ace/Berkley Books

 

DUNE (FH)

A Whisper of Caladan Seas (KJA)

This takes place in the middle of the novel DUNE, during the Harkonnen attack on Arrakeen. This story is available in Kevin Anderson's short story collection DOGGED PERSISTENCE.

The Road to Dune (FH)

This short story is published in Frank Herbert's book EYE.

DUNE MESSIAH (FH)

CHILDREN OF DUNE (FH)

GOD EMPEROR OF DUNE (FH)

HERETICS OF DUNE (FH)

CHAPTERHOUSE: DUNE (FH)

These are the final two novels proposed for the Dune Universe and will take place after the events of CHAPTERHOUSE: DUNE

HUNTERS OF DUNE (BH & KJA)

SANDWORMS OF DUNE (BH & KJA)
(Scheduled for publication in 2007)

 

 

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