A Princess of Mars

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Virginia gentleman John Carter, unexpectedly transported to the perilous red planet, Mars, finds himself captured by the loveless Green Men of Thark. As Carter struggles to win his freedom - and the affections of fellow captive Dejah Thoris, princess of the rival clan of Helium - the fate of the entire planet hangs in the balance: warring Martian tribes collide and the beleaguered Atmosphere Factory grinds to a suffocating halt.

The story of a Virginia gentleman who,...

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Virginia gentleman John Carter, unexpectedly transported to the perilous red planet, Mars, finds himself captured by the loveless Green Men of Thark. As Carter struggles to win his freedom - and the affections of fellow captive Dejah Thoris, princess of the rival clan of Helium - the fate of the entire planet hangs in the balance: warring Martian tribes collide and the beleaguered Atmosphere Factory grinds to a suffocating halt.

The story of a Virginia gentleman who, during the Civil War, is suddenly drawn to Mars by astral projection, to rescue the Princess of Thelium.

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"[Burroughs] has created a novel that speaks to the sensibilities and tastes of a modern audience." —-SF Site
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143104889
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 1/30/2007
  • Series: John Carter of Mars Series , #1
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 412,377
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Ray Bradbury is the renowned author of numerous novels, plays, and short stories, including The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Dandelion Wine, and the screenplay for John Huston’s 1956 film Moby Dick. He lives in Los Angeles with one wife, three cats, four daughters, and eight grandchildren.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
On the Arizona Hills
The Escape of the Dead
My Advent on Mars
A Prisoner
I Elude My Watch Dog
A Fight That Won Friends
Child-Raising on Mars
A Fair Captive from the Sky
I Learn the Language
Champion and Chief
With Dejah Thoris
A Prisoner with Power
Love-Making on Mars
A Duel to the Death
Sola Tells Me Her Story
We Plan Escape
A Costly Recapture
Chained in Warhoon
Battling in the Arena
In the Atmosphere Factory
An Air Scout for Zodanga
I Find Dejah
Lost in the Sky
Tars Tarkas Finds a Friend
The Looting of Zodanga
Through Carnage to Joy
From Joy to Death
At the Arizona Cave
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2012

    Lol

    I havent read it but i think its dom

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