Black Amazon Of Mars

By: Leigh Brackett
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Black Amazon of Mars" is a gripping science fiction novella written via Leigh Brackett, a prolific author recognized for her contributions to the style. This tale takes readers on an interplanetary journey to the enigmatic global of Mars. The tale revolves round Eric John Stark, an impressive and complex protagonist, who reveals himself embroiled in the politics and conflicts of the red planet. Stark's adventure takes him to the faraway metropolis of Kushat, positioned deep inside the Martian deserts. There, he becomes entangled within the struggles of the local tribes and the oppressive Martian overlords. Brackett's masterful storytelling skillfully combines elements of planetary romance with gritty, pulp-inspired technological know-how fiction. She paints a shiny photo of the cruel Martian panorama, its mysterious inhabitants, and the political intrigue that threatens to eat them all. "Black Amazon of Mars" is a testomony to Brackett's skills for world-building and her capability to create multi-dimensional characters. Stark, especially, stands out as a charismatic and morally ambiguous hero, making the novella a compelling exploration of identity and redemption. Leigh Brackett's contribution to technology fiction is tremendous, and "Black Amazon of Mars" stays a liked traditional that continues to captivate readers with its combo of journey, intrigue, and vibrant creativeness.

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Leigh Brackett

Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was a science fiction author renowned as "the Queen of Space Opera." She also wrote screenplays such as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959), with The Long Goodbye (1973). She worked on an early draft of The Empire Strikes Back (1980), some of which was reused in the film; she died before it was completed. Her novel The Long Tomorrow made her the first woman ever shortlisted for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1956, and she was one of the first two women ever nominated for a Hugo Award, along with C. L. Moore. She was awarded a Retro Hugo in 2020 for her novel The Nemesis from Terra, originally published as Shadow Over Mars (Startling Stories, Fall 1944). Leigh Brackett grew up in Los Angeles, California. Her father died when she was very young, and her mother never remarried. She was a "tall" and "athletic" tomboy. She went to a private girls' school in Santa Monica, California, where she participated in theater and started writing.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 70Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359321850
  • ISBN-13:9789359321851
  • Item Weight: 105g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.35mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics