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The Gods Of Mars

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Published By: Double9 Books
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'The Gods of Mars' is a science fantasy novel by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs and it was printed in a complete book form in 1918. The main characters in this novel are John Carter and Carter's wife Dejan Thoris. After the long deportation on Earth, John Carter returned to his beloved Mars. But Dejan Thoris, the woman he loved, had disappeared. Now he was confined in the famous Eden of Mars. This book also holds most probably the first-ever epic air battle between flying battleships. The Black Men of Mars are aggressive democrats who eat the white men and kidnap white women to turn into slaves. They worship an old bat who calls herself the Goddess Issus. John Carter narrates the Black Men as having characteristics that are handsome in the extreme and says their bodies are spiritual. John Carter makes two new friends, Thusia the Red Maid, who likes him so much she wants to be his slaves and Xodar the Black Pirate who is pure awesomeness and the best character. Most of the first three quarters of this book are one exhausting battle scene after another or the capture of the protoganìst and his friends and their escaping. They battle, they are captured, and escape several times. In the last quarter they do escape and their captivity again. The ending is another big battle.

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American author of adventure novels who is popularly known for his fictional character, Tarzan. Burroughs belonged to a privileged family and became disappointed in his business profession. Hence, he took to writing sci-fi stories before coming up with the imagination of a young boy raised by apes in the African wilderness. The fundamental reason for the Tarzan stories didn't appear to have reasoning. However, the readers loved the concept of fiction. Tarzan turned out to be gigantically famous, and Burroughs became affluent as Tarzan's popularity expanded. His adventures got depicted in quiet movies, talkies, radio serials, funny cartoons, and in the long run TV programs. Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on September 1, 1875, in Chicago, Illinois. His father was a successful businessman and Burroughs was instructed in private schools as a youngster. Along with going to the Michigan Military Academy, he simultaneously joined the U.S. Mounted force and served for a year in the American West. He didn't take to life in the military and utilized family associations to get out and get back to regular citizen life. Burroughs attempted a few business plans but finally settled down to working for the conspicuous retailer Sears, Roebuck, and Company. Disappointed at going into business, he took up writing to leave the business world. In 1911, when the general population was captivated by speculations about what gave off an impression of being waterways on the outer layer of Mars, Burroughs was enlivened to compose a story about the red planet. The story previously showed up in a sci-fi magazine, and at last, was distributed as a book under the title 'A Prince of Mars'. The story includes the character, John Carter, a Virginia courteous fellow who awakens on Mars. Several other books were followed after this book which had John Carter in them. While composing the books about an Earthman relocated to Mars, Burroughs concocted one more person put in odd environmental elements. His new creation, Tarzan, was the child of an English blue-blood whose family was marooned on the African coast. His mother passed away while his father was murdered, and the child, whose English name was John Clayton, was raised by apes who were not known to the rest of the world. As composed by Burroughs, Tarzan is a wild child who grows up untainted by the issues of civilization. However, his refined upbringing radiates through occasions that make him agreeable in cultivated society. One more character bought into the light by Burroughs was Tarzan's love interest (and inevitable spouse), Jane, the girl of an American teacher who becomes abandoned in the wilderness and encounters Tarzan. Edgar Rice Burroughs made a huge amount of money from Tarzan yet some awful business choices that included gambling not long before the Great Depression started, imperiled his wealth. He purchased a farm in California and named it Tarzana which for the most part lost money. (At the point when the close by local area joined, they involved Tarzana as the name of the town.) Continuously feeling short on funds, he composed Tarzan books at a fierce speed. He likewise got back to sci-fi, writing and publishing a few books set in the world of Venus. Using the experience of living in the West in his childhood, he composed four other western books. During World War II, Burroughs filled in as a conflict journalist in the South Pacific. Following the conflict, he battled an ailment and died due to a respiratory failure on March 19, 1950. The books of Edgar Rice Burroughs brought in cash, however, they were never viewed as genuine writing. Most critics excused them as mash experiences. He has additionally been condemned in ongoing a very long time for bigoted topics which show up in his works. In his accounts, the white characters are regularly better than the local people group of Africans. Tarzan, a white Englishman, regularly comes to overwhelm or effectively outfox the Africans he experiences. Regardless of these deficiencies, the characters made Burroughs continues to engage the readers. Consistently appears to carry another form of Tarzan to film screens, and the child raised by primates stays one of the most unmistakable characters on the planet.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 225 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356561524
  • ISBN-13: 9789356561526
  • Item Weight: 270g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.6 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Science Fiction / General, Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure, Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera