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A Princess of Mars


A Princess of Mars



von: Edgar Rice Burroughs

4,49 €

Verlag: Phoemixx Classics eBooks
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 09.08.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9783985943654
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 195

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Dead Dodo presents the definitive John Carter volume for Kindle, presenting the complete trilogy encompassing the first three books: A Princess of Mars; The Gods of Mars; Warlord of Mars. This edition if formatted specifically for Kindle and includes full interactive menus throughout as well as an image library which includes original images from the books and rare artwork prints.

John Carter, a Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, goes prospecting in Arizona immediately after the war's end. Having struck a rich vein of gold, he runs afoul of the Apaches. While attempting to evade pursuit by hiding in a sacred cave, he is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength and superhuman agility in this new environment as a result of its lesser gravity. He soon falls in with a nomadic tribe of Green Martians, or Tharks, as the planet's warlike, six-limbed, green-skinned inhabitants are known. Thanks to his strength and martial prowess, Carter rises to a high position in the tribe and earns the respect and 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'scanals, along which its agriculture is concentrated. Carter rescues Dejah Thoris from the green men in a bid to return her to her people.
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.

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