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John´s War

An essay on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s A Princess of Mars

What we found in the initial adventure of John Carter is partly a reflection of the author’s view on the events of the American Civil War. 308 more words

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A Princess of Mars - "Chapter 28: At the Arizona Cave" (Final Chapter) by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXVIII

AT THE ARIZONA CAVE

It was dark when I opened my eyes again. Strange, stiff garments were upon my body; garments that cracked and powdered away from me as I rose to a sitting posture. 1,037 more words

A Princess of Mars - "Chapter 27: From Joy to Death" by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXVII

FROM JOY TO DEATH

For ten days the hordes of Thark and their wild allies were feasted and entertained, and, then, loaded with costly presents and escorted by ten thousand soldiers of Helium commanded by Mors Kajak, they started on the return journey to their own lands. 2,243 more words

A Princess of Mars - "Chapter 26: Through Carnage To Joy" By Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXVI

THROUGH CARNAGE TO JOY

Sometime later Tars Tarkas and Kantos Kan returned to report that Zodanga had been completely reduced. Her forces were entirely destroyed or captured, and no further resistance was to be expected from within. 2,550 more words

A Princess of Mars - "Chapter 25: The Looting of Zodanga" by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXV

THE LOOTING OF ZODANGA

As the great gate where I stood swung open my fifty Tharks, headed by Tars Tarkas himself, rode in upon their mighty thoats. 2,194 more words

A Princess of Mars - "Chapter 24: Tars Tarkas Finds a Friend" by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXIV

TARS TARKAS FINDS A FRIEND

About noon I passed low over a great dead city of ancient Mars, and as I skimmed out across the plain beyond I came full upon several thousand green warriors engaged in a terrific battle. 2,983 more words

A Princess of Mars - "Chapter 23: Lost in the Sky" by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXIII

LOST IN THE SKY

Without effort at concealment I hastened to the vicinity of our quarters, where I felt sure I should find Kantos Kan. 2,630 more words