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A Princess Of Mars

Auhtor: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Language: english
Published: 1912

Genres:

adventure,  science fiction,  pulp
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Review by M. Erb, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Princess Of Mars':

Suggested reading: p. 617.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Princess Of Mars':


... I have seen him from my window standing in the moonlight on the brink of the bluff overlooking the Hudson with his arms stretched out to the heavens ...
... and well-worn floor, and many other evidences that the cave had, at some remote period, been inhabited. The back of the cave was so lost in dense shadow ...
... feet into the air and landed me a hundred feet from my pursuers and on the opposite side of the enclosure. I alighted upon the soft moss easily and without ...
... on the other hand, if both of the moons are in the heavens at night the surface of the ground is brightly illuminated. Both of Mars' moons are vastly ...
... west by two large fertile tracts. Their headquarters lay in the southwest corner of this district, near the crossing of two of the so-called Martian ...
... the folds of flesh. If you have ever seen a collie smile you may have some idea of Woola's facial distortion. He threw himself upon his back and fairly ...
... wide, staring eyes. When I had regained my feet I raised her in my arms and bore her to one of the benches at the side of the room. Again no Martian ...
... women and children of a man's retinue may be likened to a military unit for which he is responsible in various ways, as in matters of instruction, discipline, ...
... or sorrow by declaring a love which, in all probability she did not return. Should I be so indiscreet, her position would be even more unbearable than ...
... of a jed and the granddaughter of a jeddak and she has been humiliated by a creature who could not polish the teeth of her grandmother's sorak. I ...
... my father. And then a light flashed out upon the darkness of the tower chamber, and there stood Sarkoja, her gleaming, baleful eyes fixed in a frenzy ...
... asked. Can you not draw me a rough map of the country we must traverse, Dejah Thoris? Yes, she replied, and taking a great diamond from her hair she drew ...
... among the Tharks convinced me that I had but jumped from purgatory into gehenna. After a few more words with the female, during which she assured him ...
... of destruction sprang from the surrounding darkness full upon the creature that held me pinioned to the ground. The two rolled growling upon the moss, ...
... right hands upon my left shoulder, after the manner of their custom of salute, and asking me many questions about myself and my wanderings. They then ...
... squealing in terror, and bolted in opposite directions. Reducing my speed I circled and came to the ground at the feet of the astonished Zodangan. He ...
... be subjected to the closest scrutiny. Another messenger now entered with word that I was still within the palace walls. The likeness of every ...
... That decree was final, and so Tal Hajus drew his long-sword and advanced to meet Tars Tarkas. The combat was soon over, and, with his foot upon ...
... muscled and with the carriage and bearing of a ruler of men. I did not need to be told that he was Tardos Mors, Jeddak of Helium. The first member ...
... at the rooftop they managed to launch the fastest one-man, air-scout machine that the skill of Barsoom had ever produced. Kissing Dejah Thoris a dozen ...