John Carter returns to the red planet 10 years after his Martian death in search of his wife, Princess Dejah Thoris. He joins forces with his old comrades and forms new lifetime alliances as he battles hostile enemies, previously unknown to his people of Barsoom. His adventures reveal the truth about the Gods of Mars.The second in Burroughs' 11-volume Mars series, a blend of sci-fi and romantic adventure.More
Is there life on Mars? Fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs classics of science fiction know the answer is yes! Gods of Mars is the second in the multi-book series chronicling Civil War veteran John Carter's adventures on the red planet (known to its denizens as Barsoom) and features Martian political intrigue, a chance meeting with Carter's estranged son, and a riot at a Martian prison. Admired by such literary luminaries as Michael Chabon and Junot Diaz, name-checked in the stories of Raymond Carver, Burroughs remains a master of the kind of pulpy, amazing tales that have gripped American imaginations for generations. Audiobook veteran narrator John Bolen keeps things lively, braving Carter's gentile southern accent and bringing a straight-faced, plucky gravity to this fantastic story!
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