Gods Of Mars

Gods Of Mars

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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
     
 

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Gods of Mars is the second novel in Edgar Rice Burroughs' amazing Barsoom series. It is set ten years after The Princess of Mars. John Carter has returned to Mars, but this time he finds himself in the Valley Dor, while some think of it as Heaven Carter discovers it is more akin to Hell. This edition has a new introduction by World Fantasy Award winner Darrell

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Gods of Mars is the second novel in Edgar Rice Burroughs' amazing Barsoom series. It is set ten years after The Princess of Mars. John Carter has returned to Mars, but this time he finds himself in the Valley Dor, while some think of it as Heaven Carter discovers it is more akin to Hell. This edition has a new introduction by World Fantasy Award winner Darrell Schweitzer. Schweitzer the former Editor of Weird Tales and a pre-emanate scholar of fantastic fiction places the Barsoom novels in their proper context. These novels will transport you to a lush Mars that never was. A Mars filled with strange and wonderful flora and fauna; giants and monsters, and most importantly maidens in distress and fabulous adventures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781633840690
Publisher:
Wilder Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/10/2015
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
833 KB

Meet the Author

John Taliaferro is the author of "Tarzan Forever: The Life of Edgar Rice Burroughs," "Creator of Tarzan" and "Great White Fathers: The Story of the Obsessive Quest to Create Mount Rushmore," He lives in Texas and Montana.

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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