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Warlord of Mars

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Narrated by: William Dufris
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Publisher's Summary

John Carter, Prince of Helium, has been imprisoned for a Martian year, his wife in another cell - alive or dead, he doesn't know.

In this continuation of the saga of the amazing world of Barsoom, the love story of Carter and Dejah Thoris - the red-skinned, oviparous princess - unfolds. Like all the tales in the series, fantasy and adventure combine in a style as malleable as dreams, exotic and dangerous and unending.

Public Domain (P)2009 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Great story, terrible production

The forced, mock southern accent of the narrator was too much for me to bear, I actually bought another production just so that I might hear this great tale.

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love the barsoom trilogy.

I love the barsoom trilogy. But the narrator slowly gets harder to bear throughout the three books. The voices done, are grating and hard to listen to at times. In the third book, it seems some lines were forgotten and had to be dubbed into the recording thereafter, only with different recording equipment or something, for it's extremely obvious when the voice changes in quality. often better quality might I add.

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Fantastic

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Totally. It picks up where the previous one left off and you don't want to put it down.

Who was your favorite character and why?

John Carter. He's a total badass.

What about William Dufris’s performance did you like?

He doesn't hold back.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Bring it.

Any additional comments?

The John Carter books are all fantastic

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Disappointing!

This is the 3rd book in the series, and my second audiobook (of the series). It's not getting any better. I typically enjoy William Dufris' work, but this was terrible. I will be returning this book.

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Really Good!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

After watching the first movie I wanted to know more and this book was exactly what i was looking for!!! It is a really good story and worth a listen!

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Great finish!

Wonderful love story that delighted my 12 year old daughter.
Exciting fights to keep my 15 years old son listening.
Fascinating characters, aliens, animals and people alike.
A book for all ages. The whole series is a good voyage.

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dufris is not bad. story is great.

Would you consider the audio edition of Warlord of Mars to be better than the print version?

Yes. Travel alot and great to listen to driving down th road.

What does William Dufris bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He does a descent job,

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Classic

Good conclusion of the first two books, and yes I know there are more books to be read.

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More old fashioned fun

Impossibly heroic John Carter pursues bad guys all over Mars to save the incomparable Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium. All female characters fall passionately in love with Carter, who remains faithful to Dejah Thoris, while the worst bad guys are obsessed with Dejah Thoris (but don't actually hurt her). Carter's Victorian rhetoric never fails him through endless improbable coïncidences and plot twists, some of which are actually surprising. Burroughs'imagination also never fails him - new treats include magnetic weapons, secret communicating rings and arctic cities in greenhouses. The narrator is great - he really gets into the spirit!

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Great Conclusion!

This was a great close to the series, with a complete, real ending. Constant action and fun like the previous two books. Good values, including working together with those from different cultures and backgrounds than your own, and fighting for love. Edgar Rice Burroughs was a real talent! Would read again. The narration is good, too, once you listen a few minutes to get used to the southern accent (because John Carter is from Virginia).

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  • sahrfas
  • 02-17-22

Pulp

No improvement to the low standard of the 2nd book. This writer appears to have no hidden depths. Another one for the Proud Boys.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-11-21

Most Satisfying Narrator

A very addictive story. Of it's time in some respects, but still a great captivating sci-fi piece in 2o21! Of all the available versions, I find William Dufris the most convincing as narrator.