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Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it 1 year ago
After his wife Dejah Thoris was trapped in the Temple of the Sun at the end of book 2, John Carter tries to find a way to rescue her.He ends up going all over Mars, finding friends and killing enemies along the way.No real surprises in this book. Carter goes from one situation to the next, managing ...
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isanythingopen rated it 1 year ago
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.
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 1 year ago
In our quest to conquer the science fiction classics, we ended up needing to read two books from Edgar Rice Burroughs. The first was Princess of Mars, the second was Pirates of Venus. Princess of Mars was rip-roaring dimestore fun that made you grin the entire time you were reading it. Pirates of Ve...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 1 year ago
Knock me sideways, that last third made this so much better than I expected. It IS full of "whiteman's burdeen", and "fair for it time" commentary, and "nobility breeds true" and all that chivarious "poor little woman" bullshit. But... BUT! That friendship with D'arnot! And all the intern explorat...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 1 year ago
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 ...
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