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[PDF / Epub] ✑ A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)  ☄ Edgar Rice Burroughs – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 186 pages
  • A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • English
  • 07 February 2019
  • 0143104888

A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1) Her Oval Face Was Beautiful In The Extreme, Her Every Feature Finely Chisled And Exquisite, Her Eyes Large And Lustrous And Her Head Surmounted By A Mass Of Coal Black, Waving Hair, Caught Loosely Into A Strange Yet Becoming Coiffure Similar In Face And Figure To Women Of Earth, She Was Nevertheless A True Martian And Prisoner Of The Fierce Green Giants Who Held Me Captive, As Well First Book In Edgar Rice Burroughs S Mars Series.


About the Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.


10 thoughts on “A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)

  1. says:

    2.5 stars I know, I know I can hear you out there saying 2.5 stars for one of the ALL TIME PULP SF CLASSICS and looking at me like I just made a mess on the floor Rest assured, I m not trying to drop gastronomical leftovers in the PULP SF punch bowl and my rating does not indicate a dislike for the book As mentioned below, I was probably between 3 and 4 stars on the book EXCEPT FOR ONE THING THAT DROVE ME BAT SHIT NUTSO So please let me explain my rating before you begin planning to hoi 2.5 stars I know, I know I can hear you out there saying 2.5 stars for one of the ALL TIME PULP SF CLASSICS and looking at me like I just made a mess on the floor Rest assured, I m not trying to drop gastronomical leftovers in the PULP SF punch bowl and my rating does not indicate a dislike for the book As mentioned below, I was probably between 3 and 4 stars on the book EXCEPT FOR ONE THING THAT DROVE ...

  2. says:

    Some years back David Bowie asked the musical question, Is there life on Mars Had he read A Princess of Mars he might have known the answer Back in the early 60 s I fell in love Not with a girl, well, there were one or two cracks opened in that young heart, but we do not speak of that now but with reading And the brazen hussy that led me down that path was none other than Edgar Rice Burroughs Of course there were others, all vying for my immature attention, Arthur C Clarke, Isaac Asimo Some years back David Bowie asked the musical question, Is there life on Mars Had he read A Princess of Mars he might have known the answer Back in the early 60 s I fell in love Not with a girl, well, there were one or two cracks opened in that young heart, but we do not speak of that now but with reading And the brazen hussy that led me down that path was none other than Edgar Rice Burroughs Of course there were others, all vying for my immature attention, Arthur C Clarke, Isaac Asimov, H.G Wells, Robert Heinlein, Jules Verne, and plentyfrom that gang of idiots I remember the glee I felt when a parcel would arrive, the soft packaging that sprinkled to the floor if you opened the pull tag a little too energetically Lift the treasure to your nose and inhale deeply No, wiseass, no glue involved No glue actually needed Paperba...

  3. says:

    A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs was not the book that transformed Burroughs into a publishing success, that honor belongs to Tarzan of the Apes However, this was the book, published in 1912 that effectively began a career that would change the face of American literature in various genres from then on The stamp of Burroughs influence can be seen in the works of Heinlein, Clarke, Bradbury and countless others as well as film and television Flash Gordon used the Barsoom series as a t A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs was not the book that transformed Burroughs into a publishing success, that honor belongs to Tarzan of the Apes However, this was the book, published in 1912 that effectively began a career that would change the face of American literature in various genres from then on The stamp of Burroughs influence can be seen in the works of Heinlein, Clarke, Bradbury and countless others as well as film and television Flash Gordon used the Barsoom series as a temp...

  4. says:

    Old school pulpy goodness. Fun classic full of manly adventures and good cheesy romance between an awesomely manly man John Carter did I mention manly and a scantily clad beautiful and at necessary times appropriately helpless princess Dejah Thoris among the red landscapes of Mars Barsoom And let s not forget John Carter s favorite Barsoomian dog Woola Who in my head, thanks to the otherwise forgettable movie, will always look like this insanely adorable menacing monster cutie SQUE Old school pulpy goodness. Fun classic full of manly adventures and good cheesy romance between an awesomely manly man John Carter did I mention manly and a scantily clad beautiful and at necessary times appropriately helpless princess Dejah Thoris among the red landscapes of Mars Barsoom And let s not forget John Carter s favorite Barsoomian dog Woola Who in my head, thanks to the otherwise forgettable movie, will always look like this insanely adorable menacing monster cutie SQUEEEEEEDear Santa, if I m REALLY...

  5. says:

    I m not saying I didn t like it, but what in the hell was that Okay, I kinda am saying I didn t like it, but I didn t HATE it either A Princess of Mars is a forerunner in the sci fi genre and as many of them suffer from ignorant science, so suffers this one Modes of transportation are silly, alien races are simplistic at best, etc etc I know I m nitpicking.On the other hand, one has t...

  6. says:

    A SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK A PRINCESS OF MARS John Carter travels to Barsoom to live, love, and fight amongst the Green Men, the Red Men, and the White Apes his Earthman physique combined with Barsoomian gravity means he s incredibly strong and can jump like a giant sized super grasshopper John Carter arrives there nekkid everyone is nekkid they only wear weapons and ornaments the Red Race knows what Earthers look like and they think all the clothing we wear is apalling and disgusting i agree J A SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK A PRINCESS OF MARS John Carter travels to Barsoom to live, love, and fight amongst the Green Men, the Red Men, and the White Apes his Earthman physique combined with Barsoomian gravity means he s incredibly strong and can jump like a giant sized super grasshopper John Carter arrives there nekkid everyone is nekkid they only wear weapons and ornaments the Red Race knows what Earthers look like and they think all the clothing we wear is apalling and disgusting i agree John...

  7. says:

    It can be said at the outset that Burroughs was not a very deep nor a very disciplined writer His disdain for research often shows in his work, and it does here and in his science fiction he would write voluminously in this genre this novel sparked a series, and he produced two other popular sci fi series as well consistent and well thought world building wasn t his strength For instance, his Martian children incubate in eggs and hatch only when they re able to eat solid food but his Ma It can be said at the outset that Burroughs was not a very deep nor a very disciplined writer His disdain for research often shows in his work, and it does here and in his science fiction he would write voluminously in this genre this novel sparked a series, and he produced two other popular sci fi series as well consistent and well thought world building wasn t his strength For instance, his Martian children incubate in eggs and ha...

  8. says:

    Transcript from the John Carter sessionsfrom the files of Dr Wm Bill Loney, Doctor of Psychiatry Carter So where were we last time, doc Doctor We were talking about representations of things that are ideals for you, and how they are expressed in imaginative fantasies.Carter What was that DoctorsighsYou were telling me about Barsoom and your adventures there.Carter Yeah that s right I traveled there, you know It s Mars, actually.Doctor How did you know it was Mars Carter There Transcript from the John Carter sessionsfrom the files of Dr Wm Bill Loney, Doctor of Psychiatry Carter So where were we last time, doc Doctor We were talking about representations of things that are ideals for you, and how they are expressed in imaginative fantasies.Carter What was that DoctorsighsYou were telling me about Barsoom and your adventures there.Carter Yeah that s right I traveled there, you know It s Mars, actually.Doctor How did you know it was Mars Carter There s no other explanation Did you know they discovered an 8th and 9th ray there Our rainbow has ROYGBIV, but they have two others.Doctor And what range of wavelengths along the continuous spectra of electromagnetic radiation would they associate with those rays Carter Hmmm I think it was 8 and 9 following Violet, which is 7, of cou...

  9. says:

    He died at 75, with a wish list for the afterlife I want to travel through the space to visit other planets Edgar Rice Burroughs outsold the combination of Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Faulkner, at his time He ventured far and wide in the realm of imagination Maybe he caught kids and teens first, then adults, definitely I was one of the caught ups in this vast world imagined, when I was a teen I read Tarzan whenever possible and all the pulp fiction I could grab Ray Bradbury was righ He died at 75, with a wish list for the afterlife I want to travel through the space to visit other planets Edgar Rice Burroughs outsold the combination of Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Faulkner, at his time He ventured far and wide in the realm of imagination Maybe he caught kids and teens first, then adults, definitely I was one of the caught ups in this vast world imagined, when I was a teen I read Tarzan whenever possible and all the pulp fiction I could grab Ray Bradbury was right saying about Burroughs astronomers and biochemists fell in love with John Carter and Tarzan B put us on the moon all technologists read him So, no wonder Bradbury called him the most influential writer of the world I agree in some way, for a certain genre of writing The Barsoom world which this novel of John Carter adventures on Mars is a part of started before Tarzan It was a shy start up, so to spe...

  10. says:

    Rating 3 of fiveThe Book Review No one ever nominated Burroughs for the Nobel Prize.The Movie Review Seriously, what was all the butt hurt over this movie about Yeah, the title stank Shoulda called it Barsoom and had done with it The hunky young actor who played John Carter wasn t likely to get an Academy nod Dejah Thoris was mildly pretty The f x were just fine, and that leaves the script, which was every bit as finely crafted as the book.It was perfectly acceptable summer afternoon wa Rating 3 of fiveThe Book Revie...

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