John Carter in the Barsoom Series

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Tantor eBooks, May 3, 2012 - Fiction
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Contains the first five installments of Edgar Rice Burroughs' beloved Barsoom Series:

A Princess of Mars
The Gods of Mars
The Warlord of Mars
Thuvia, Maid of Mars
The Chessmen of Mars

 

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Contents

Sola TellsMeHer Story Chapter XVI We Plan Escape Chapter XVII A Costly Recapture
Chained in Warhoon
In the Atmosphere Factory
An Air Scout for Zodanga
I Find Dejah
Lostin the Sky Chapter XXIV Tars Tarkas Finds aFriend Chapter XXV The Looting of Zodanga
Through Carnage to
From Joy to Death
Atthe Arizona Cave Contents Gods of Mars Foreword Chapter IThe PlantMen Chapter II A Forest Battle
The ChamberofMystery
Thuvia
Corridors of Peril
The Black Pirates of Barsoom
A Fair Goddess Chapter VIII The Depths of Omean Chapter IX Issus Goddess of Life Eternal Chapter XThe Prison ofIsle of Shador
When Hell Broke Loose
Doomed to
A Break for Liberty
TheEyes intheDark Chapter XV Flightand Pursuit Chapter XVI Under Arrest Chapter XVII The Death Sentence
Solas Story ChapterXIX Black Despair Chapter XX The Air Battle Chapter XXI Through Flood and Flame
Victory and Defeat
Contents Warlord of Mars
On the River
Under the Mountains ChapterIIIThe Temple oftheSun Chapter IV The Secret Tower
On the KaolianRoad
Contents Thuvia Maid of Mars
Carthoris and Thuvia
Slavery Chapter III Treachery
A GreenMansCaptive Chapter V The Fair Race Chapter VI The Jeddak of Lothar Chapter VII The Phantom Bowmen
The HallofDoom Chapter IXThe Battle inthe Plain Chapter X Kar Komak the Bowman
Green Men and White Apes
To Save Dusar
Turjun the Panthan
Kulan Tiths Sacrifice
Contents Chessmen of Mars
John Carter Comes to Earth
Tara inaTantrum
At the Gales Mercy
The Headless Humans
Captured Chapter VThe Perfect Brain Chapter VI In the Toils of Horror Chapter VII A Repellent Sight
Close Work
Adrift Over Strange Regions
Entrapped
The Choice of Tara
Ghek Plays Pranks ChapterXIIIA Desperate Deed Chapter XIV At Gheks Command Chapter XV The Old Man of the Pits
Another Change of Name
A Play to the Death
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About the author (2012)

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago. His father, George Tyler was a distiller and a battery manufacturer. Early in life Burroughs attempted to support his family in a variety of occupations, including railroad policeman, business partner, and miner. None of these proved successful. However, Burroughs had always enjoyed reading adventure fiction and decided to try his hand at writing. His first attempt, written under the pseudonym Normal Bean, sold very quickly and Burroughs' career took off. Although critics and educators have not always been supportive of Burroughs' writing, the characters in his stories have entertained readers for many years. Tarzan was the most popular, earning Burroughs enough money to start his own publishing house and a motion picture company. Another character, John Carter, is the hero of Burroughs' Mars adventure series. The continuing popularity of these characters has led some critics to reconsider the value of Burroughs' writing and to acknowledge significant themes in his stories. Burroughs died on March 19, 1950.

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