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Glen

Delray Beach, FL, United States | Member Since 2002

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  • The Gods of Mars

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated By John Bolen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (101)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (27)

    John Carter returns to the red planet 10 years after his Martian death in search of his wife, Princess Dejah Thoris. His adventures reveal the truth about the Gods of Mars...This is the second in Burroughs' 11-volume Mars series, a blend of sci-fi and romantic adventure.

    Christopher Tower says: "Awful narrator"
    "An annoying triumph of form over substance"
    Overall

    Burrough's Mars novels may be my favorite escapist literature of all time. I was not prepared for a reading where the reader adopts a broad southern accent, I guess because John Carter is from Virginia. I would have much preferred a simple straightforward reading. The affected accent is very annoying and detracts from the enjoyment of the story.

    5 of 12 people found this review helpful

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