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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A flight of fancy in time and space which transcribes some incidents which take place on the planet of Mars, there's a literary, visionary quality here and an avoidance of the more mechanistic aspects of this medium. From the first expeditions from the earth in rocket ships, to the first settlements, this projects the war to come in which the earth is almost totally destroyed, and the return to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Larou - LibraryThing

I used to love this book as a teenager, but that was quite a long time ago, and, unsurprisingly, it has suffered a bit in the meantime. It's not so much that the future it describes has by now become ... Read full review

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User Review  - chris13 - LibraryThing

The novel, The Martian Chronicles, in the beginning, the protagonist, Captain John Black launches to go to Mars to do an expedition. In the middle of the story, the humans find out that they can live ... Read full review

The Martian chronicles

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

This 1950 short story cycle is a future history of the colonization of the Red planet. At first, the Martians repel the invaders, but Earth's fourth expedition succeeds, helped along by a plague that ... Read full review

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User Review  - XedAlas - LibraryThing

An epic of earth's pioneering of Mars, and the many deaths that ensue, THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES is an eerie set of short stories, many times darkly profound. Each story pulls you into a different person ... Read full review

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User Review  - meta87 - LibraryThing

If you enjoyed Dandelion Wine, which I did, you will also enjoy this book. This novel is a collection of stories concerning the colonization of Mars, that together form a larger tale. Many of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - FKarr - LibraryThing

Cold War; not very scientific, but very philosophical Read full review

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