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High-Opp

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by Frank Herbert
 

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This is FRANK HERBERT's never-before published dystopian novel, written between his classics The Dragon in the Sea and Dune.

EMASI!

Each Man A Separate Individual!

That is the rallying cry of the Seps engaged in a class war against the upper tiers of a society driven entirely by opinion polls. Those who score high, the High-Opps, are given plush apartments,

Overview

This is FRANK HERBERT's never-before published dystopian novel, written between his classics The Dragon in the Sea and Dune.

EMASI!

Each Man A Separate Individual!

That is the rallying cry of the Seps engaged in a class war against the upper tiers of a society driven entirely by opinion polls. Those who score high, the High-Opps, are given plush apartments, comfortable jobs, every possible convenience. But those who happen to be low-opped, live crowded in Warrens, facing harsh lives and brutal conditions.

Daniel Movius, Ex-Senior Liaitor, rides high in the opinion polls until he loses everything, brushed aside by a very powerful man. Low-opped and abandoned, Movius finds himself fighting for survival in the city's underworld. There, the opinion of the masses is clear: It is time for a revolution against the corrupt super-privileged.

And every revolution needs a leader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781614750383
Publisher:
WordFire Press
Publication date:
04/28/2012
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Frank Herbert, the visionary author of Dune, wrote more than twenty other novels, including Hellstrom's Hive, The White Plague, The Green Brain, and The Dosadi Experiment.

During his life, he received great acclaim for his sweeping vision and the deep philosophical underpinnings in his writings. His life is detailed in the Hugo-nominated biography Dreamer of Dune, by Brian Herbert.

Other Frank Herbert novels available from WordFire Press include Destination: Void, The Heaven Makers, Direct Descent, The Jesus Incident (with Bill Ransom), and his last-published novel, Man of Two Worlds, coauthored with his son Brian Herbert.

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High-Opp 2.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
time-traveler More than 1 year ago
There are so many type-O's in this eBook that I lost count before I was half-way through. Here are two examples: (page 407) "We week to raise humanity above its past heights." (page 452) "Movius felt every sense in his body come was a trap!" Phrases like this leave the reader wondering what the author meant to say and disrupt the flow of the narrative. It appears that the publisher rushed an unpolished manuscript to market with no more editing than a run through the spell-checker. This eBook doesn't do justice to Frank Herbert's legacy. I hope the publisher will recall it for revision.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Worst book ever some people want to sit down and read and think about wats going on in the book but this book you have to think of wat the words are because of the typos
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I find it difficult to believe that the elder Herbert actually wrote this or, if he did, that he meant it as anything other than a leisurely project for his own enjoyment. The premise itself is unbelievable (what, we're going to be given jobs based on how we fare in the good old Gallup?), the characters cardboard, and the plot boring, plodding, and basically unreadable. Do not try to read it; if you like Herbert, check out the Void series or, better yet, the original Dune Chronicles.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not meant to be a review, but a comment from the publisher in response to the previous reviewer. He read an early edition of the book, which has now been proofed and corrected by seven other proofers. While no book can be perfect, we believe we have taken care of  the typos.