The Moon Maid

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In the year 2025 a huge aircraft rose from its moorings, bearing Julian 5th into one of the greatest series of adventures that ever befell a man. The goal of the ship was Mars, but Fate rule otherwise, and Julian was forced to land upon the moon, where he was captured by a queer race of creatures, half-human, half-animal-the Va-gas. The story tells how Julian met and won the Moon Maid and carried her back to earth. Subsequently a savage race of Moon Men invaded and conquered the earth. For years the Earth Men ...
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Overview

In the year 2025 a huge aircraft rose from its moorings, bearing Julian 5th into one of the greatest series of adventures that ever befell a man. The goal of the ship was Mars, but Fate rule otherwise, and Julian was forced to land upon the moon, where he was captured by a queer race of creatures, half-human, half-animal-the Va-gas. The story tells how Julian met and won the Moon Maid and carried her back to earth. Subsequently a savage race of Moon Men invaded and conquered the earth. For years the Earth Men suffered under the rule of their conquerors. Gradually their efforts were rewarded, and they forced their enemies over the mountains to the narrow plain by the great western sea. Then a descendant of Julian 5th appeared and led the hosts in the last great battle that freed the earth of its conquerors. The story is full of colorful, weird and spectacular scenes and rapid and thrilling action.
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These Burroughs titles were released between 1914 and 1923 and both preceded and followed 1917's Tarzan of the Apes, which put the author on the map. They offer more noble savages, as well as some romance, sf, and the usual action that the author is famous for. A few of these books are available in paperback, but the Wildside editions are the only hardcovers on the market. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781312421608
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 8/8/2014
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875–1950) is the author of Tarzan of the Apes. His novels The Land That Time Forgot, Beyond Thirty, Pirates of Venus, and At the Earth's Core, are all available in the Bison Frontiers of Imagination series. Terry Bisson is a winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards and the author of In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories and Voyage to the Red Planet.
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii
Publisher's Preface ix
Introduction xi
Prologue: The Message from Mars 1
Part I
I The Flight of The Barsoom 9
II The Heart of the Moon 22
III Human Quadrupeds 31
IV In the Hands of the Va-gas 40
V A Lunar Storm 49
VI An Exodus and a Battle 58
VII The Moon Maid Escapes 70
VIII Into the Mouth of the Crater 78
IX The Fight with the Kalkars 88
X The Kalkar City 96
XI Laythe 108
XII Ko-tah Threatens the Princess 116
XIII Ko-tah Is Killed 126
XIV Back to The Barsoom 136
Part II
Prologue: The Conquest 151
I The Flag 161
II The Hellhounds 173
III Brother General Or-tis 180
IV A Fight on Market Day 189
V The Court Martial 199
VI Betrayed 207
VII The Arrest of Julian 8th 218
VIII I Horsewhip an Officer 227
IX Revolution 234
X The Butcher 243
Part III
I The Desert Clans 253
II Exodus 263
III Armageddon 272
IV The Capital 280
V The Sea 290
VI Saku the Nipon 300
VII Bethelda 309
VIII Raban 319
IX Reunion 329
X Peace 337
Afterword 339
Red Blood vs. the Red Flag 344
Glossary 355
Alterations to the Text 367
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  • Posted July 27, 2011

    not what i ordered

    i received a different book from the one i thought i ordered. instead of the complete moon maid saga of three books which the website indicated was for sale i received a book that only contained the first of the three book saga on the moon. definitely not worth what i paid for it.

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