John Carter in 'A Princess of Mars' : Barsoom

  • by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • Series: Barsoom
  • 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Civil War veteran John Carter is transported to a dying planet, where he must elude capture by giant green barbarians to rescue a Martian princess from certain doom. In this landmark of science fiction, the myths and mystery of the red planet supply a vibrant backdrop for a swashbuckling epic.
Published in 1911, A Princess of Mars introduced a popular series of novels recounting John Carter's Martian exploits. Author Edgar Rice Burroughs, best known as the creator of Tarzan, employed a new style of writing that combined the genres of fantasy, adventure, and science fiction. His imaginative setting - an advanced but decaying civilization in which Olympian heroics play out against malevolent forces and ever-changing fortunes - endures as a timeless world, in which love, honor, and loyalty form the basis for fast-paced romantic adventures.


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A classic for a reason!

A brilliantly gripping story. Ridiculously believable, well written and the Scott Brick does really well with the performance of a "Gentleman of Virginia". A wonderful melding of historic character traits and syfy.
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- Stephanie

An enjoyable 'Listen'

A highly enjoyable book. Totally different from the film but so much better! I went on to listen to the rest of the series. Highly recommended :o)
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- Shazzaxl

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-02-2012
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio