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A library planet: The greatest treasure, the deadliest weapon.

Earth has become a library planet over the last several thousand years, a bastion of both useful and useless knowledge - esoterica of all types: History, science, politics - gathered by teams of "pack rats" who scour the galaxy for any scrap of information. Knowledge is power, knowledge is wealth, and knowledge can be a weapon. As powerful dictators come and go over the course of history, the cadre of dedicated librarians is sworn to obey the lawful government - and use their wits to protect the treasure trove of knowledge they have collected over the millennia.

©1980 Frank Herbert (P)2014 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • Therese
  • 03-03-21

strident performance wore me out.

There's no doubt that Scott Brick is a talented performer. It's his strident performances that wear me out. Seldom in this performance does one hear a conversational speaking voice. I'd stopped listening to other books performed in the same manner. It's like listening to a forceful chiding for hours. This wears me out.

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  • Benjamen Hansen
  • 13-02-21

Frank Herbert, one of his

it's a Frank Herbert novel, short, intricate and well adorned. Worth your time so just sit back and let it roll.