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Barsoom is planet Mars from American Edgar Rice Burroughs. First serialized as Under the Moons of Mars in 1912, published as A Princess of Mars in 1917. Dying Mars was based on outdated scientific ideas of canals. The savage, frontier world has honor, noble sacrifice and constant struggle, where martial prowess is paramount and races fight over dwi…
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Book 1
A Princess of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 2007-01-30 (first published in 1912)
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Follow John Carter, a Civil War veteran, as he unexpectedly finds himself on the red planet of Mars. Amidst ongoing combat among rival tribes, Carter is captured by the green-skinned, six-limbed Tharks, but soon proves himself a worthy chieftain. When the beautiful princess of Helium, Dejah Thoris, is taken captive by the Tharks, Carter must use every ounce of strength, courage, and ingenuity to rescue her before she becomes the slave of the depraved Thark leader. Begin your epic journey with A Princess of Mars, the first in a thrilling sci-fi series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
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Book 2
The Gods of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1963-01-01 (first published in 1913)
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This exciting adventure follows John Carter as he returns to Mars to find his beloved Dejah Thoris. With the help of his friend Tars Tarkas, Carter embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue his princess, but soon finds himself trapped in the deadly Eden of Mars, where no one has survived. Join Carter on this thrilling journey filled with adventure and romance.
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Book 3
The Warlord of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 2001-02-01 (first published in 1919)
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Embark on a thrilling sci-fi adventure with John Carter as he risks it all to save his beloved Princess Dejah Thoris from evil enemies on the red planet. From intense battles to a journey to the frigid northern pole, our hero faces one obstacle after another. Will he save his wife, or will he fall victim to a fatal civilization buried in ice? The Warlord of Mars is the third installment of the popular 'Martian' series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
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Book 4
Thuvia, Maid of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1986-07-12 (first published in 1916)
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In "Thuvia, Maid of Mars," love has divided Mars into two warring factions, with multiple princes vying for the affection of Thuvia of Ptarth. When she is kidnapped, Cathoris must rescue her and reunite the planet, overcoming dangerous foes along the way. From Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of the popular Martian series, this is the fourth book in the collection. Follow Cathoris as he navigates phantom armies, treacherous spies, and savage beasts in his quest to save his true love and restore peace to the planet.
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Book 5
The Chessmen of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 2005-01-01 (first published in 1922)
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This book tells the story of Tara, a headstrong princess who travels to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom and is captured by the Kaldanes, a race of horrific creatures. While imprisoned, she befriends one of the creatures and learns to play a game similar to chess, jetan. The story is a part of the Barsoom series and is set in a unique and fantastical world.
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Book 6
The Master Mind of Mars
The Master Mind of Mars is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1979-04-12 (first published in 1927)
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"Discover a thrilling tale of rebellion and love on the mysterious planet of Barsoom. Follow former Earthman Ulysses Paxton as he fights against Phundahl's wicked ruler and her horrifying trade in living bodies. Can he save the woman he loves before it's too late? Don't miss this action-packed adventure by the legendary Edgar Rice Burroughs."
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Book 7
A Fighting Man of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1984-10-12 (first published in 1930)
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Transport yourself to futuristic Mars with this thrilling science fiction novel. The heroic Tan Hadron battles an array of bizarre creatures, including green men, spiders, and even cannibals. Will he save the day and become a hero? Discover the answer in this classic pulp fiction book, part of the Edgar Rice Burroughs Martian series.
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Book 8
Swords of Mars
Edgar Rice. Burroughs - 1979-07-12 (first published in 1935)
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Travel to Mars with John Carter in this thrilling adventure as he attempts to eradicate assassination on the red planet. Along the way, he encounters the brilliant and evil inventor Fal Silvas and learns that Dejah Thoris, the love of his life, has been captured by the head of the assassins' guild. Immerse yourself in Edgar Rice Burroughs's imaginative universe as John Carter fights to save his beloved and restore peace to Mars.
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Book 9
The Synthetic Men of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1980-01-12 (first published in 1939)
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This Barsoom series novel brings a new protagonist, Vor Daj, a warrior from Helium and member of John Carter's guard. Vor Daj's first-person narration adds intrigue to the story and sets it apart from other Barsoomian novels. Ras Thavas, the mad scientist from The Master Mind of Mars also makes a shocking return.
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Book 10
Llana of Gathol
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1979-07-12 (first published in 1941)
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"Embark on a thrilling interplanetary adventure with Llana of Gathol, the granddaughter of John Carter. This collection of stories follows Llana as she finds herself in the classic "damsel in distress" scenario, much like her predecessors in the Barsoom series. Join Llana as she fights to stay alive and out of the clutches of evil forces on the planet of Barsoom."
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John Carter of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs - 2011-05-09