John Carter of Mars (Barsoom, #1-3)
Publish date: September 14th 2009
Publisher: Fall River Press
Pages no: 504
Edition language: English
Series: Barsoom (#1)
I read this book a chapter at time over a few months, which I think is a good way to consume this book as the writing is basically of the form "...and then this happened...and then this other thing happened..", which for me can become tiresome. It is written from the point of view of the main charac...
This edition collects the first three books from the Barsoom series featuring John Carter's adventures on Mars. With an attractive cover, occasional illustrations within and an introduction by James P. Hogan, this is a fine, although somewhat bulky volume. Here follows my thoughts on each of the sto...
The First book (read June 4, 2008):Anyway, A Princess of Mars is essentially "world-building 101" for anyone interested in science fiction and the like. Very little (if anything) had been done along these lines before it, and the picture it paints is really pretty stark, if at times simplistic. Than...
This is another book (well the whole series, really) that I have difficulties in rating objectively: I grew up reading and rereading the adventures of John Carter, so not only do they transport me to the exotic world of Barsoom, but also to the more distant world of my adolescence.So, foregoing any ...
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