A Princess of Mars {Illustrated}

A Princess of Mars {Illustrated}

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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
     
 

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In this E-KITAP PROJESI''s WIDELY ILLUSTRATED, UNIQUE Version of "Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs inspired a number of well-known 20th century science fiction writers, including Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman.

A Princess of Mars (1917) is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his… See more details below

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In this E-KITAP PROJESI''s WIDELY ILLUSTRATED, UNIQUE Version of "Princess of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs inspired a number of well-known 20th century science fiction writers, including Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman.

A Princess of Mars (1917) is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Barsoom series. Full of swordplay and daring feats, the novel is considered a classic example of 20th century pulp fiction. It is also a seminal instance of the planetary romance..

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My first recollection of Captain Carter is of the few months he spent at my father's home in Virginia, just prior to the opening of the civil war. I was then a child of but five years, yet I well remember the tall, dark, smooth-faced, athletic man whom I called Uncle Jack.
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ISBN-13:
2940149209620
Publisher:
e-Kitap Projesi
Publication date:
05/20/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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