The Gods of Mars (John Carter of Mars, Book Two)

The Gods of Mars (John Carter of Mars, Book Two)

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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
     
 

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After his death-defying feats in Princess of Mars, John Carter was forced to return to Earth—but 10 years later, he's finally sent back to the Red Planet. Carter dreams of reuniting with his beautiful wife Dejah Thoris, but first he must join his Martian ally Tars Tarkas to battle a wide array of enemies—including the deadly Pirates of Barsoom on

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After his death-defying feats in Princess of Mars, John Carter was forced to return to Earth—but 10 years later, he's finally sent back to the Red Planet. Carter dreams of reuniting with his beautiful wife Dejah Thoris, but first he must join his Martian ally Tars Tarkas to battle a wide array of enemies—including the deadly Pirates of Barsoom on their speeding aerial craft. Amidst all the thrilling swordplay and intrigue, Carter learns more about the ancient theological, racial, and political divisions that have kept Mars in strife for centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435134454
Publisher:
Fall River Press
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Series:
John Carter of Mars Series, #2
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was one of the 20th century's most popular and prolific writers of science fiction and fantasy adventure tales, publishing nearly 70 novels and numerous short stories during his career. Best known for his Tarzan series, Burroughs also wrote eleven novels in the John Carter of Mars series.

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Gods of Mars 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
orion60 More than 1 year ago
Read the series in order!
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Anne Peters More than 1 year ago
exelent read a very good book i read it three times before I could set it down
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Karl_Kindt_4 More than 1 year ago
More great pulp fun. Anyone who likes the first in this series (A PRINCESS OF MARS) will certainly enjoy this second entry, with the caveat that this ends on a cliffhanger. If you read this book you have to read THE WARLORD OF MARS to find out how the arc begun in this book finishes. I have read a variety of pulp authors. ERB is the best of them, and this is his best work.
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In A Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs gave us a truly remarkable hero in John Carter. With amazing dexterity for a novice writer, Burroughs left us breathlessly anticipating the sequel at the end of Princess, and here it is. Faster paced because the characters have already been developed than Princess and featuring even more breathtaking venues than its predecessor, Gods is a tour de force of classic storytelling set on a lush alien world. From beginning to end, it's sheer action with some introspection and social commentary (especially on religious hypocrisy thrown in). I can imagine few novels I've enjoyed more and none I've reread as often as this. What's even better is that Burroughs gives us the promise of even more at the end (fulfilled in a sequel he promptly ends the storyline with). I highly recommend this, and to those of you who have never before read Burroughs' Barsoom cycle but are just now discovering it, I envy you. You're in for one of the greatest treats in all literature.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Camp is at smude first rwsult