The Chessmen of Mars

The Chessmen of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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Overview

A freak storm on Mars throws Tara, Princess of Helium and beautiful daughter of John Carter, wildly off course after she embarks on an imprudent flight. Gahan, Jed of Gathol, her new admirer, takes off in pursuit and they soon find themselves in a land of bodies without heads and heads without bodies. In Chessmen of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs once again whirls the reader into an entertaining maelstrom of breakneck action.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847026347
Publisher: Pbshop.Co.UK Ltd DBA Echo Library
Publication date: 05/02/2006
Series: John Carter of Mars Series , #5
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 492
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 - March 19, 1950) was an American fiction writer best known for his celebrated and prolific output in the adventure and science-fiction genres. Among the most notable of his creations are the jungle man Tarzan, the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter and the fictional landmass within Earth known as Pellucidar. Burroughs' California ranch is now the center of the Tarzana neighborhood in Los Angeles.

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Chessmen of Mars 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Edd-Burns More than 1 year ago
I read this book in high school back in the sixties, and loved it. I got an electronic copy to reread because of the upcoming movie, "John Carter." I found the story as compelling today as I did back then; additionally, I found that the story included some barbs aimed at society that I missed as a teenager. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone that likes science fiction and fantasy.
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