[Reading] ➶ Swords of Mars (Barsoom, #8) ➽ Edgar Rice Burroughs – Thomashillier.co.uk

Swords of Mars (Barsoom, #8) Swords Of Mars Is The Eighth Book In The Edgar Rice Burroughs Martian Series It Was Featured In Six Issues Of The Blue Book Magazine In 1934 1935 John Carter Reprises His Role Of Hero As He Vows To Bring An End To The Assassins Guild He Must Travel To One Of The Moons Of Barsoom, Carter Then Creates A Race Of Secret Super Assassins To Destroy This Powerful Guild Of Assassins He Ventures To The City Of Zedong In A Fierce Attempt To Overthrow Ur Jan The Leader Pf The Assassins There Are Many Fantastic Characters And Galaxies In This Compelling Spy Story In This Edge Of Your Seat Science Thriller.


10 thoughts on “Swords of Mars (Barsoom, #8)

  1. says:

    I adore Burroughs inability to write endings, honestly It s so endearing.


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    For its first couple chapters, SWORDS OF MARS tricks you into thinking you re getting an atypical John Carter adventure,of a spy novel than a princess in peril yarn Alas, however, the book quickly falls back on repeating all the usual John Carter cliches, with Edgar Rice Burroughs basically writing on autopilot Especially disappointing was the book s final chapter, which felt like a whirlwind summary of what wo...


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    After a long hiatus from having John Carter as the central character, he s back Going to the city of Zodanga in disguise to dismantle the assassins guild, Carter encounters a scientist who has built a ship for interplanetary travel that can be controlled with the min...


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    3.5 5


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    Swords of Mars is the 8th of 11 John Carter of Mars books that Edgar Rice Burroughs gave to the world It first appeared serially in the Blue Book Magazine in six parts, from November 1934 to April 1935, and is one of the best in the Carter series For the first time since book 3, The Warlord of Mars, Carter himself takes center stage, rather than making a brief cameo appearance, and his return as the lead character is perhaps the best single element of this book This time around, Carter Swords of Mars is the 8th of 11 John Carter of Mars books that Edgar Rice Burroughs gave to the world It first appeared serially in the Blue Book Magazine in six parts, from November 1934 to April 1935, and is one of the best in the Carter series For the first time since book 3, The Warlord of Mars, Carter himself takes center stage, rather than making a brief cameo appearance, and his return as the lead character is perhaps the best single element of this book This time around, Carter goes to the Barsoomian city of Zodanga to put an end to the assassins guild that is thriving there In the first half of the novel, Carter goes undercover to infiltrate this Murder Inc type of organization, and this segment is extremely tense and exciting In the second half, Carter s wife, Dejah Thoris, in what to any reader of this series must come as an instance of Dejah vu sorrycouldn t resist , is abducted again, and Carter follows her kidnappers to one of the Martian moons, using one of that ...


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    In my mind, the best John Carter book He s the main character in the first three books, and then functions as a King Arthur figure when he shows up afterwards he wraps everything up after the main actors have already done everything Perhaps Burroughs realized this, and wrote this one to make John Carter front and center again Entirely successfully, I might add Carter really drives the action eventhan in the first trilogy In this b...


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    John Carter returns to the series in this story of his personnal war against the Guild of Assassins, which takes him to Thuria, one of the moons of Mars, and back The cliff hanger ending leaves John Carter separated from the incomparable Deja Thoris who is still held captive on Thuria.These stories are not high art, or even good sci fi fantasy but they are terrific yarns with exotic Barsoomian locales, fantastic beasts, flamboyant princesses, dastardly villains, and cliff hanging adventures John Carter returns to the series in this story of his personnal war against the Guild of Assassins, which takes him to Thuria, one of the moons of Mars, and back The cliff hanger ending leaves John Carter separated from the incomparable Deja Thoris who is still held captive on Thuria.These stories are not high art, or even good sci fi fantasy but they are terrific yarns with exotic Barsoomian locales, fantastic bea...


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    This tale of Barsoom opens with a prologue narrated by an unidentified character whom John Carter meets at his cabin in Arizona, after which Carter himself begins to narrate the main chapters for the first time since The Warlord of Mars On Barsoom, the city of Zodanga is home to one of the most powerful Martian assassin guilds, and is resistant to attacks by Helium John Carter thus goes to the city alone, wanting to sneak in during the day, going by the alias Vandor and meeting Rapas, who prop This tale of Barsoom opens with a prologue narrated by an unidentified character whom John Carter meets at his cabin in Arizona, after wh...


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    An enjoyable story filled with pulp adventure and inventive, creative ideas Published first in 1934 35 as a serial, you can tell where the breaks were, but the story flows well despite its original format of one section per edition of a monthly magazine.John Carter seeks to clear out a nest of assassins in a nearby city, gets involved with a demented inventor, has to rescue his kidnapped love, and visits one of the moons of Mars The tale is told from the perspective of Carter who oozes confide An enjoyable story filled with pulp adventure and inventive, creative ideas Published first in 1934 35 as a serial, you can tell where the breaks were, but the story flows well despite its original format of one section per edition of a monthly magazine.John Carter seeks to clear out a nest of assassins in a nearby city, gets involved with a demented inventor, has to rescue his kidnapped love, and visits one of the moons of Mars The tale is told from the perspective of Carter who oozes confid...


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