A Princess of Mars
Publish date: May 1979
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Barsoom (#1)
I'm not sure why this one was marked fantasy, but, whatever works. : ) Burroughs is always a fun read. I can't decide if Capt. John Carter is just lucky or if he really is that good. A little of both I think.
Proper review time:Princess of Mars is just a fun book. Edgar Rice Burroughs blew clear through my expectations and gave me a dime-store delight style pulp science fiction read that left me grinning. After H.G. Wells’ In the Days of the Comet, I was expecting something stuffy and a bit of drudgery ...
Good pulp sci-fi as John Carter finds himself on Mars fighting his way through the various tribes.The action keeps coming thick and fast, making it an enjoyable page turner to pass a few hours with.
The first in the John Carter books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, this is typical of his writing and pulp fiction of last century. Many chapters end on a cliffhanger as this was written for serialization. Action and adventure abound.I love this stuff: it's simple fun story-telling that doesn't pretend to ...
John Carter, a veteran of the American Civil War is prospecting for gold when he and his partner encounter Apaches. He escapes them by entering a sacred cave but immediately succumbs to a strange drowsiness. When he wakes up, he’s on Mars, a dying world known to the locals as Barsoom. There, he is a...
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