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User Review  - CassandraT - www.librarything.com

An easy read, John Carter's perfection is only a mild annoyance. I see why it is pulp, and fantasy and science fiction. It was fun, and that's all. I love Sola the best. Read full review

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User Review  - bohemima - www.librarything.com

The first in the John Carter series, this book is a very quick, entertaining read. Mr. Carter seems to be about thirty, but his true age is unknown. When he hides from his pursuers in the back of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

This is the first of Burroughs Mars series, not as well known as Tarzan but fairly good. It is frankly pulp fiction and makes no pretense of serious science: John Carter, a Confederate veteran (but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hae-Yu - LibraryThing

Each of Burrough's Barsoom books have weak and strong points. Although I may have enjoyed some more than others, aspects of them dragged them down. Some have worse editorial work. Some may be better ... Read full review

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User Review  - FarmerNick - LibraryThing

It was a lot of fun. It was very interesting to read a book where the hero is NOT flawed in some sort of way. Carter was this crazy super man who was devoted, loved and loved by the 'perfect woman ... Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

The science in this hundred year old science fiction novel by the author more famous as the creator of Tarzan is obviously ludicrous. However, his imagination in describing alien cultures and ways of ... Read full review

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User Review  - dandelionroots - LibraryThing

After fleeing from Apache Indians while prospecting near their territory following the Civil War, John Carter finds himself transported to the planet Mars where he quickly impresses the violent Green ... Read full review

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User Review  - snotbottom - www.librarything.com

Ignoring the fact that we've disproved some of the myths of "Mars," actually quite a good read. Read full review

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User Review  - ikeman100 - LibraryThing

Fun space Opera. Burroughs knows how to keep a story moving. He is one of the early masters of the Space Opera. Great imagination. Read full review

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User Review  - krista.rutherford - LibraryThing

A little over the top, but it's fun, and it's the original of its kind. Read full review


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