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User Review  - vonze - LibraryThing

For years I intended to read this novel. I heard over and over again how it's classic scifi, influencer of many books, movies, tv shows we love today. Published in 1917, it's the great-granddaddy of ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

A fast-paced book, narrated in a leisurely fashion. Not as imaginative as "Tarzan of the Apes", written a year later. Some things were known about Mars at the time this book was written and these find ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dreesie - LibraryThing

Definitely pulp fiction, but more fun than I expected. I wonder what it would have been like reading this before we had sent spacecraft to Mars, and before we had nice pictures of Martian surfaces. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

I've always loved Burroughs, but his books are a bit dated now. He tends to be a bit racist and sexist with "savages" always running rampant and women who need saving. However, he's still one of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The book starts out with high action and then gets veeeery slow for a while, before it picks up to high action again. I felt like there were a lot of Superman parallels here (stranger from another planet that saves the day much?). It was a fun read and I'm glad I gave it a shot. Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The book starts out with high action and then gets veeeery slow for a while, before it picks up to high action again. I felt like there were a lot of Superman parallels here (stranger from another planet that saves the day much?). It was a fun read and I'm glad I gave it a shot. Read full review

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User Review  - mreed61 - LibraryThing

A fun and refreshing blast from the past, there were still some things about it that were far too fantastical even for me. It's hard to explain. Honestly, I'm not sure I'll write a full review of this one, since so many people have already expressed their views. :) Read full review

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User Review  - AngelaRenea - LibraryThing

I had heard from so many people about how good this books is, and frankly, I was disappointed. Maybe it is just not my thing, but John Carter seemed like a pretentious, self praising jerk. He set ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

Hmmm. Such a hard book to review - on one, a classic science fiction story from 1912- on the other hand, a story that isn't all that well written. I do think people interested in Science Fiction ... Read full review

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User Review  - jrthebutler - LibraryThing

John Carter dies on earth and awakens on Mars. Read full review


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