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The John Carter Trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs

Finn J.D. John

Experience the groundbreaking Martian tales of Edgar Rice Burroughs with the annotated omnibus edition of The John Carter Trilogy. Follow the adventures of John Carter as he navigates the alien world of Mars, battles interplanetary evildoers, and fights to save his beloved Dejah Thoris. These influential novels opened the doors to popular science fiction and continue to inspire generations of sci-fi and fantasy enthusiasts. The Pulp-Lit Press edition features comprehensive annotations that provide valuable historical and literary context. Dive into this captivating storyworld and join the ranks of devoted fans who have been captivated by the epic tale of John Carter.

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The John Carter Trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs is an annotated omnibus edition containing the first three novels of Burroughs' Martian tales, also known as the Barsoom series. This edition showcases the groundbreaking stories that introduced John Carter of Mars, a character who quickly captured the hearts of readers and became an iconic figure in science fiction.

A Princess of Mars

The first novel in the trilogy, A Princess of Mars, follows John Carter as he is mysteriously transported to Mars. There, he encounters an alien world filled with strange creatures, exotic landscapes, and warring civilizations. As he navigates this new world, Carter meets Dejah Thoris, the Princess of Mars, and embarks on a thrilling adventure to save her and the planet from imminent danger.

The Gods of Mars

In the second installment, The Gods of Mars, John Carter returns to Mars to find that his beloved Dejah Thoris has been kidnapped. Determined to rescue her, Carter must confront treacherous enemies, including powerful immortals known as the Therns. Along the way, he unravels the secrets of Martian society and faces deadly challenges that test his courage and loyalty.

The Warlord of Mars

The final novel in the trilogy, The Warlord of Mars, delves deeper into the complexities of Martian politics and power struggles. John Carter discovers that his enemies have taken control of the planet's most influential leaders, threatening to plunge Mars into chaos. With the fate of both Dejah Thoris and Mars hanging in the balance, Carter must rally allies and embark on a daring mission to save his adopted planet from destruction.

Throughout the trilogy, Burroughs weaves a captivating narrative filled with action, romance, and imaginative world-building. His vivid descriptions bring the alien landscapes of Mars to life, immersing readers in a rich and vibrant universe. Burroughs' storytelling paved the way for future science fiction authors, influencing generations of writers, artists, filmmakers, and game designers.

Annotation and Historical Context

This annotated omnibus edition by Finn J.D. John provides a comprehensive reading experience. The annotations offer insights into the literary and historical significance of the trilogy, enhancing readers' understanding and enjoyment of the stories. By situating the novels within their cultural context, the annotations shed light on the enduring impact of Burroughs' work.

The annotations are thoughtfully integrated into the text, allowing readers to choose whether to delve into the additional information or simply focus on the story. This approach caters to both scholarly readers interested in deeper analysis and casual readers seeking a thrilling adventure.

Published by Pulp-Lit Press, this edition brings together the three novels of the John Carter Trilogy in a visually appealing and well-organized format. The cover art and layout of the omnibus edition capture the essence of the Martian world, enticing readers to embark on this epic sci-fi journey.

Additional Info

Book Name: The John Carter Trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Finn J. D. JohnEdgar Rice Burroughs
Narrators: Finn J.D. John
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Audiobook Length: 19H24M
Publisher: Pulp-Lit Press
Language: English
Publish Date: 2015-01-22
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is included in the Annotated Omnibus Edition of The John Carter Trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs?

The Annotated Omnibus Edition contains the first three novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian tales (the Barsoom series), which are A Princess of Mars, The Gods of Mars, and The Warlord of Mars. Each novel is gracefully and unobtrusively annotated to provide historical and literary context for maximum reading enjoyment.

Who is the publisher of this omnibus edition?

The publisher of this omnibus edition is Pulp-Lit Press.

What inspired four generations of young sci-fi and fantasy writers, artists, moviemakers, and videogame designers?

The trilogy of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian tales, The John Carter Trilogy, inspired four generations of young sci-fi and fantasy writers, artists, moviemakers, and videogame designers.

What is the writing style used in this omnibus edition?

In this omnibus edition, the writing style is conversational, keeping it informal, utilizing personal pronouns, and incorporating analogies and metaphors.

What are some user reviews about this audio book?

Some user reviews express the enjoyment of the stories, appreciation for the annotations, and praise for the narrator's performance. Some critique the commentary getting in the way of the story and the lack of voice characterizations by the narrator.


11 reviews for this audiobook
  • Li
    Liam 27-Sep-2023

    The John Carter Trilogy is an absolute masterpiece. I couldn't put it down! It's filled with thrilling adventures and fascinating characters. Highly recommend!

  • Em
    Emma 03-Oct-2023

    I can't believe I waited so long to read the John Carter Trilogy. It's a true gem. The writing is superb and the world-building is outstanding. A must-read for any fantasy fan!

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    Oliver 07-Oct-2023

    I was completely captivated by the John Carter Trilogy. The author's imagination knows no limits. Each page is packed with action and excitement. Loved it!

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    Sophia 22-Oct-2023

    If you're looking for an epic adventure, the John Carter Trilogy is perfect for you. The story is enthralling and the characters are so well-developed. I couldn't stop reading!

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    Noah 30-Oct-2023

    I'm in awe of Edgar Rice Burroughs' storytelling skills. The John Carter Trilogy is a thrilling rollercoaster ride from start to finish. Highly recommended for fans of sci-fi and fantasy!

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    Ava 04-Nov-2023

    The John Carter Trilogy exceeded all my expectations. It's a timeless classic that will transport you to another world. A truly immersive reading experience.

  • Li
    Liam 28-Nov-2023

    I devoured the John Carter Trilogy in just a few days. The writing is so engaging and the plot is incredibly gripping. Couldn't ask for a better adventure!

  • Em
    Emma 02-Jan-2024

    The John Carter Trilogy is a thrilling and imaginative masterpiece. The author's vivid descriptions bring the story to life. I couldn't get enough of it!

  • Ol
    Oliver 03-Feb-2024

    Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter Trilogy is a must-read for fans of science fiction. It's a classic for a reason. I was completely enthralled by the world he created.

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    Sophia 19-Mar-2024

    I was instantly hooked from the first page of the John Carter Trilogy. The action is non-stop and the characters are so well-written. I highly recommend it!

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    Noah 28-Apr-2024

    The John Carter Trilogy is a true masterpiece. It's an epic adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat. I couldn't put it down!

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