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Barsoom Series Collection: 7 John Carter Stories Publisher's Summary

Barsoom Series Collection: 7 John Carter Stories is an audiobook collection of seven novels/stories of John Carter by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It will transport you to a fascinating new world unlike any other. Join John Carter as he finds himself on another planet beyond his deepest imagination - Mars, with almost a complete lack of resources.

Edgar Rice Burroughs' writings are inspired by a number of science-fiction writers and even some scientists who were dedicated to learning more about extraterrestrial life and ventures in space exploration. This infamous, well-written piece of literature by Burroughs has also been adapted by a number of writers in short stories, novels, films, and comics. Enjoy these must-hear novels in a beautifully narrated audiobook. It includes:

1. A Princess of Mars 2. The Gods of Mars 3. The Warlord of Mars 4. Thuvia, Maid of Mars 5. The Chessmen of Mars 6. The Master Mind of Mars 7. Yellow Men of Mars

Follow John Carter as he travels through the desolate landscape of Mars. Experience adventures full of feats of daring and dazzling swordplay!

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  • Book 1-6

    • Barsoom Series Collection: 7 John Carter Stories

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Eric Vincent
    • Length: 54 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318

    Barsoom Series Collection: 7 John Carter Stories is an audiobook collection of seven novels/stories of John Carter by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It will transport you to a fascinating new world unlike any other. Join John Carter as he finds himself on another planet beyond his deepest imagination - Mars, with almost a complete lack of resources.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Story with Expert Narration

    • By paintingmn on 05-30-16

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 1-3

    • The John Carter Trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs

    • A Princess of Mars; The Gods of Mars; A Warlord of Mars
    • By: Finn J.D. John, Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Finn J.D. John
    • Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    The first of these novels, A Princess of Mars, was Burroughs' first book, and he wrote the next two novels in quick succession. Together they tell the story of John Carter of Mars - how he came to Mars, met the love of his life, and quickly found himself occupied full-time defending her and saving his adopted planet from interplanetary evildoers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story, Well Told, Excellent Commentary

    • By Robert on 04-01-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 1

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Macleod Andrews
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    A Princess of Mars was the first book by Edgar Rice Burroughs to feature the character John Carter. It led to an 11-book series featuring his adventures and became the basis for the 2012 movie. Carter is a war-weary former military captain during the Civil War who is inexplicably transported to Mars. He quickly (and reluctantly) becomes embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions among the inhabitants of the planet.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Ex-confederate army captain John Carter finds himself unwittingly transported to Mars, while fleeing Apache Indians. This new world is populated by a race of monstrous Martians, whose culture is based on the ability to fight for their race. John must fight for survival on this hostile planet...This is the first in Burroughs' 11-volume Mars series, a blend of sci-fi and romantic adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A princess of a story

    • By Derek on 01-24-03

    Regular price: $19.59

    • A Princess of Mars

    • Mars Series #1
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Peter Delloro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    A Princess of Mars is the first novel in Edgar Rice Burroughs's famous "Barsoom" science fiction series. John Carter, a Confederate American Civil War veteran is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength on this planet, due to its lesser gravity. Carter soon falls in among the Tharks, a nomadic tribe of the planet's warlike, four-armed, green inhabitants.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor narration spoils the story

    • By Fran Pearson on 02-03-10

    Regular price: $7.95

    • A Princess of Mars

    • Mars Series #1
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Jack Sondericker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    A young Arizona prospector, chased by Indians, takes refuge in a mysterious cave. A strange gas paralyzes him. His spirit leaves his body and travels to Mars where he becomes a warrior.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic of Action Fantasy

    • By Carol on 10-29-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    John Carter, an American Civil War veteran, goes prospecting in Arizona and, when set upon by Indians, is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has demigod-like strength on this planet, due to its lesser gravity. He is soon captured by "Tharks", the planet's warlike, four-armed, green inhabitants, and his incredible adventures begin.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done

    • By Glenn on 05-12-07

    Regular price: $12.95

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 467
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 462

    “The green warrior decided to close in and end the battle; just as he rushed me, a blinding light struck full in my eyes, so that I could not see Zad’s approach and could only leap blindly to one side to avoid his mighty blade...." Suddenly projected to Mars, John Carter finds himself the captive of the savage green men of Thark. With him is the lovely Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium. And between them and rescue lay a thousand miles of deadly enemies and unknown dangers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Everyman Civil Warrior = Martian Hercules

    • By Darwin8u on 09-23-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    In this landmark novel written by the creator of Tarzan, a Civil War veteran is transported to the red planet, where he must elude giant green barbarians to rescue a princess. The first of Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous Barsoom series , it is a brilliant combination of fantasy, adventure, and science fiction.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The better of "Princess of Mars" audios

    • By Skeph on 01-24-12

    Regular price: $22.37

    • John Carter in 'A Princess of Mars'

    • Barsoom Series, Book 1
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,513
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,418

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Princess of Mars, Swords & Planets HIGH Adventure!

    • By Robert L. Hicks on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    This novel was first published episodically in 1912, a year before Burroughs released Tarzan of the Apes, which would catapult him to international fame. This novel helped to define an emerging genre: science fiction.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Classic, but lacking detail

    • By M4D_SC13NT1ST on 11-15-16

    Regular price: $8.39

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    FNH audio presents an unabridged reading of A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. When John Carter wakes up, he finds himself mysteriously transported to the planet Mars, where the people are constantly at war. In the lower gravity of the red world, John discovers his Earth strength makes him almost superhuman, able to leap huge distances and kill with a single punch.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Bob Thomley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 196

    A Princess of Mars is the first book in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom series. Full of swordplay and daring feats, it remains the best example of 20th century pulp science fiction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • REALLY GOOD FOR A $2 BOOK

    • By Lyette on 06-13-13

    Regular price: $2.79

    • A Princess of Mars

    • Barsoom Series, Book 1
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Alastair Cameron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    The classic science-fiction fantasy novel A Princess of Mars, written by Edgar Rice Burroughs is the first in the series that takes place on the planet Mars also called Barsoom. Mars is seen as a hot, dry planet that houses many kinds of alien races including the green Tharks and the Red Martians. John Carter, a former Civil War soldier, is mysteriously teleported to Barsoom when he explores an ancient cave in Arizona.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Slow but ....

    • By silentstep on 06-27-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Princess of Mars (Barsoom 1)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Carter, an American Civil War veteran, goes prospecting in Arizona and, when set upon by Indians, is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength on this planet, due to its lesser gravity. Carter soon falls in among the Tharks, a nomadic tribe of the planet's warlike, four-armed, green inhabitants.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • A Princess of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Jared Field
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    John Carter, an adventurous soldier and gentleman of Virginia, finds himself mysteriously transported to the planet Mars! There he is captured by the planet's strange inhabitants, fights valiant battles, and finds himself in love with the beautiful prisoner, the Princess Dejah Thoris. 

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 2

    • The Gods of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: John Bolen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narrator

    • By Christopher Tower on 09-29-10

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Gods of Mars

    • Mars Series, Book 2
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Peter Delloro
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    The Gods of Mars begins with John Carter's arrival back on Barsoom (Mars) after a 10-year hiatus, separated from his wife Dejah Thoris, his unborn child, and the Red Martian people of the nation of Helium, whom he has adopted as his own. Unfortunately, Carter materializes in the one place on Barsoom from which nobody is allowed to depart: the Valley Dor, which is the Barsoomian afterlife.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration

    • By N. Hopkins on 07-18-12

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Gods of Mars

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    After a 10 year absence, John Carter returns to Mars and seeks to be reunited with his wife, the princess Dejah Thoris. Along the way, he both befriends, and often combats, a fantastic array of alien creatures and humanoids, while discovering the true nature of the Martian religions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected trials

    • By joanna stiro on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $12.95

    • The Gods of Mars

    • The Martian Series, Book 2
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 295

    This is the extraordinary story of John Carter, who returns to the Red Planet in search of his beloved, Dejah Thoris. John lands in the Valley Dor, which is populated by vicious plant men, and discovers the Lost Sea of Korus, guarded by the great white apes and horrifying lions of Barsoom. It is here that he finds the princess Thuvia, who is a captive of the Holy Therns, high priests who eat only human flesh slain by their plant men.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing!

    • By Jena on 04-17-12

    Regular price: $17.47

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