A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
THE GREAT READING BINGE OF 2016
Genre: Pulp Scifi
Hooray for pulpy Scifi books! Published in 1917, this book appealed to boys of all ages. 111 more words
The Negligence Roundup: Fairy Tales, Space Princesses, Androids, and Air Castles
I tend to do these roundups when I haven’t read anything particularly enthralling. A combination of writer’s block, distraction, and the inability to ascertain why I liked a few elements of some books led to this entry. 904 more words
A review in two parts.
Princess of Mars is a story about imperialism and how assuming indigenous cultures are ignorant savages rules by their superstitions just waiting for a white man to come rescue them is foolish in the extreme. 398 more words