A Princess of Mars
John Carter, an American Civil War veteran, goes prospecting in Arizona and, when set upon by Indians, is mysteriously transported to Mars, called “Barsoom” by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength on this planet, due to its lesser gravity. Carter soon falls in among the Tharks, a nomadic tribe of the planet’s warlike, four-armed, green inhabitants. Thanks to his strength and combat abilities he rises in position in the tribe and earns the respect eventually the friendship of Tars Tarkas one of the Thark chiefs.The Tharks subsequently capture Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, a member of the humanoid red Martian race. The red Martians inhabit a loose network of city states and control the desert planet’s canals, along which its agriculture is concentrated. Carter rescues her from the green men to return her to her people. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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October 30, 2013
Great series of books fun story and a lil romance
April 06, 2013
Its a good tail. You find out where starwars got started.
April 03, 2013
A good fun read after physiological, bibliography, or historical books
May 11, 2012
Enjoyed the set of Barsoom stories. I wish there were more books.
April 26, 2012
Good book so far, but far too many different narrators
March 22, 2012
February 28, 2012
Enjoyed this story very much. Looking forward to the disney movie coming out "John Carter" because of this story. Readers were great.
January 03, 2012
Extremely clear voice. Simply amazing :)