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John Carter Of Mars, Volume 1

Authors: Burroughs, Edgar Rice
Series: Barsoom
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000
ISBN: 9781443425087, Related ISBNs: 1443425087, 9781443425087
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 705,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Travel to Mars, known by its inhabitants as Barsoom, with heroic adventurer John Carter in the first three novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic science fiction series. In A Princess of Mars join John Carter on his first visit to the planet Barsoom where he joins the nomadic tribe the Tharks, wins the hand of the beautiful Dejah Thoris, and becomes the Prince of Helium. Carter returns to Barsoom in The Gods of Mars where he must find a way to return from the Valley Dor, the Barsoomian afterlife. In The Warlord of Mars John Carter fights to free his wife, Dejah Thoris from the goddess Issus and in so doing becomes Warlord of Barsoom.

Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Barsoom series help define the science fiction genre, and inspired many well-known sci-fi writers including Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke. The books have been adapted for film and comic strips.

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