A Princess of Mars
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare s finesse to... show more
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim s Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition to any library.
Publish date: December 17th 2011
Pages no: 144
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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