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Barsoom

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Barsoom is a fictional version of the planet Mars invented by author Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. In 1911, Burroughs, now better known as the creator of the character Tarzan, began his writing career with A Princess of Mars, a rousing tale of pulp adventure set on the planet. Several sequels followed, filling out his vision of Barsoom and developing it in more… (more)

 

A Fighting Man of Mars

Barsoom #7

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Fighting Man of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the seventh of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it on February 28, 1929, and the finished story was first published...

A Princess of Mars

Barsoom #1

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Princess of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the first of his famous Barsoom series. It is also Burroughs' first novel, predating his Tarzan stories. He wrote it between July and September...

John Carter and the Giant of Mars

Llana of Gathol

Swords of Mars

Synthetic Men of Mars

The Chessmen of Mars

The Gods of Mars

Barsoom #2

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

After the long exile on Earth, John Carter finally returned to his beloved Mars. But beautiful Dejah Thoris, the woman he loved, had vanished. Now he was trapped in the legendary Eden of Mars -- an Eden from...

The Master Mind of Mars

The Warlord of Mars

Barsoom #3

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Old acquaintances, made in the two other stories, reappear: Tars Tarkas, Tardos Mors and others. There is a happy ending to the story in the union of the Warlord, the title conferred upon John Carter, with Dejah...

Thuvia Maid of Mars

Barsoom #4

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

This installment shifts focus from John Carter and Dejah Thoris, protagonists of the first three books in the series, to their son Carthoris, prince of Helium, and to Thuvia, princess of Ptarth, and follows...

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JimVal52
JimVal52
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 16:33:14 +0200

John Carter is alive & well on Mars, and in my heart & mind!
Trailer for new movie looks fantastic!


tnmccoy
tnmccoy
Thu, 14 May 2009 22:41:35 +0200

These were wonderful as a teenager, but difficult to read as an adult---though, maybe that's because I already read them and I'm impatient. Still, this series is a lot of fun, and requires a suspension of normal belief---something needed at times for all of us.