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Synthetic Men of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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John Carter desperately needed the aid of Barsoom's greatest scientist. But Ras Thavas was the prisoner of a nightmare army of his own creation — half-humans who lived only for conquest. And in... More > their hidden laboratory seethed a horror that could engulf all of Mars.< Less
A Trip to Mars By Fenton Ash
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Containing many ideas and devices that predate those in Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic---and better-known---"Barsoom" series, Fenton Ash's 1909 novel is one of the earliest space travel... More > books intended for teenage readers. Illustrated.< Less
Dirigible of Doom By Alveric Yates
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Stuck on Mars after the disaster with the giant turnip, Captain Hunter and the crew of the Janus have to use the last operating dirigible on Mars to get to their cheap hotel rooms near the Barsoom... More > Tech Park.Unfortunately the crew of the dirigible are quite hopeless, and things quickly degenerate.< Less
A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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I am a very old man; how old I do not know… So begins the classic inter-planetary adventure romance by Edgar Rice Burroughs first published in 1917. The story is set on Mars, imagined as a... More > dying planet with a harsh desert environment. Burroughs wrote 11 books in the series which stars hero John Carter in the Martian world of Barsoom. The Barsoom tales were hugely influential on many later 20th century science fiction writers including Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke and Robert A. Heinlein. This new digital edition of A Princess of Mars includes original cover art by Frank E. Schoonover.< Less
Prodigal Moon Arrival of the 9th Planet By Walt Cross
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In the year 2049 Dr. Trish Barcia, a member of the US Mars Observation Team located at Barsoom Station on Mars, discovers a wandering planet approaching from the Oort Cloud. Calculations indicate... More > that the planet will make a near approach to the Red Planet, so near in fact that it will likely rip the moons of Mars away. The twin stations of Barsoom (NASA) and Darwin (ESA) will be in danger of destruction. To avoid the bombardment of debris from the moons of Mars the two teams will have to leave Mars. The wandering planet will swing past Mars and head inexorably toward the inner solar system to either join the other planets or violently collide with one of them on its way towards the sun.< Less
The Warlord of Mars. By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Warlord of Mars is a science fiction novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the third of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it in June, 1913, going through five working titles;... More > Yellow Men of Barsoom, The Fighting Prince of Mars, Across Savage Mars, The Prince of Helium, and The War Lord of Mars. The finished story was first published in All-Story Magazine as a four-part serial in the issues for December, 1913-March, 1914.It was later published as a complete novel by A. C. McClurg in September, 1919.< Less
Thuvia, Maid of Mars: Illustrated By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars: Illustrated (1920) is a science fiction novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourth of the Barsoom series. The principal characters are the Son of John Carter of Mars, Carthoris,... More > and Thuvia of Ptarth, each of whom appeared in the previous two novels. While typical in many ways of Burrough's Barsoom novels, it also includes some inventive elements. In this novel the focus shifts from John Carter, Warlord of Mars, and Dejah Thoris of Helium, protagonists of the first three books in the series, to their son, Carthoris, prince of Helium, and Thuvia, princess of Ptarth. Helium and Ptarth are both prominent Barsoomian city state/empires, and both Carthoris and Thuvia were secondary characters in the previous novel.< Less
THUVIA, MAID OF MARS By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Published in 1920, Thuvia, Maid of Mars is the fourth book in the Barsoom series and concentrates on Carthoris, the son of infamous John Carter, and Thuvia, the princess of Ptarth, as they find... More > themselves entangled in a complex web of love and strict traditions of Barsoom. A typical Burroughs piece, the installment contains all the required elements of an effective pulp fiction, including a hero, a damsel in distress, unforeseen complications, and a generous supply of action. Welcoming a new protagonist to the scene, Thuvia, Maid of Mars follows the audacious feats of Carthoris, who is incidentally madly in love with the princess of Ptarth, as he gets caught up in numerous predicaments in the name of love.< Less
THE CHESSMEN OF MARS By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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If you're a sci-fi fan, then you've probably heard of Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous Barsoom series of science fiction fantasy novels. Set in the “dying planet” Mars, the ten books in the... More > series portray an Earthman, John Carter and his astral journey to the Red Planet, his marriage with a native princess and his descendants. The Chessmen of Mars is the fifth book in the Barsoom set, written in 1921 and published in serial form in Argosy magazine over the period of a year. Here, John Carter's daughter Tara meets Prince Gahan of the Gathol kingdom, but takes an instant dislike to the young and fashionable man, feeling that he is just a shallow youth. However, when her vehicle breaks down in a lonely part of Barsoom and she is attacked by the ferocious Kaldanes, it takes all her wits to survive the encounter. Prince Gahan, who is actually a heroic superman in his own kingdom, but prefers to keep it a secret, arrives in time to help her.< Less
A Princess of Mars: Illustrated By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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A Princess of Mars: Illustrated (1917) is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Barsoom series. Full of swordplay and daring feats, the novel is considered a classic... More > example of 20th century pulp fiction. It is also a seminal instance of the planetary romance, a sub-genre of science fantasy that became highly popular in the decades following its publication. Its early chapters also contain elements of the Western. The story is set on Mars, imagined as a dying planet with a harsh desert environment. The Barsoom series inspired a number of well-known 20th century science fiction writers, including Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman, and was also inspirational for many scientists in the fields of space exploration and the search for extraterrestrial life, including Carl Sagan, who read A Princess of Mars when he was a child.< Less

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