Barsoom is a fictional representation of the planet Mars created by American pulp fiction author Edgar Rice Burroughs with the first novel; A Princess of Mars being published in 1917. Ten sequels followed over the next three decades, further extending his vision of Barsoom and adding other characters. The worlds of Burroughs are often cited as inspiration on films such as Avatar, Babylon 5 and Star Wars.
A Princess of Mars is the first of eleven thrilling novels that comprise Edgar Rice Burroughs' most exciting saga, known as The Martian Series. It's the beginning of an incredible odyssey in which John Carter, a gentleman from Virginia and a Civil... Read More »
At the end of A PRINCESS OF MARS, the first volume in Burroughs's Mars series, John Carter managed to get the factory that produces oxygen for Barsoom working again -- and collapsed. When he came to, he found himself back on earth, and separated f... Read More »
The Warlord of Mars completes the story begun in A Princess of Mars and continued in The Gods of Mars, finally bringing together John Carter and his beloved Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium. Carter last saw his beloved in the Temple of the Sun of ... Read More »
Mars has become divided by love. Not one, but two princes and a Jeddak are vying for the love of Thuvia of Ptarth. When she is mysteriously kidnapped, treachery threatens to throw Barsoom into bloody war. Now Cathoris must follow in the footsteps ... Read More »
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... Read More »