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Commented on A Princess of Mars

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Tue, 22 Sep 2009 22:54:34 +0200

A great read. One of those rare books in which you initially find the narrative so outlandish and unbelievable but soon accept the setting and settle into the plot as a human (or barsoomian) interest story.

Burroughs develops a world inhabited by creatures with clearly thought-out characteristics, cultures and even language that bears some striking similarities to Tolkien's Middle Earth. The plots of the Barsoom novels tend to be very similar. Warrior faces extreme situations and certain death… (more)