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Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom, #9) John Carter Desperately Needed The Aid Of Barsoom S Greatest Scientist, Ras Thavas, Who Is Now A Prisoner Of A Nightmare Army Of His Own Creation.


10 thoughts on “Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom, #9)

  1. says:

    Although not generally well thought of compared with other ERB stories set on Barsoom, this is a personnal favorite aside from the openning sequence of the first three John Carter books How can you resist a character grown in a culture vat, whose name Tor Dur Bar means four million eight, and whom the hero first encounters as a severed head which complains it can t see from where it is being carried in a net strapped to the back of a giant man carrying bird Especially, when later on our curre Although not generally well thought of compared with other ERB stories set on Barsoom, this is a personnal favorite aside from the openning sequence of the first three John Carter books How can you resist a character grown in a culture vat, whose name Tor Dur Bar means four million eight, and whom the hero first encounters as a severed head which complains it can t see from where it is being carried in a net strapped to the back of a giant man carrying bird E...


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    Synthetic Men of Mars is the 9th of 11 books in Edgar Rice Burroughs John Carter of Mars series It first appeared serially in Argosy Magazine in early 1939, and is one of the most way out entries in the Carter series The book may be seen as a sequel of sorts to book 6, The Master Mind of Mars, in that Ras Thavas, the eponymous superbrain of that earlier work, here makes a return, and the bulk of the action once again takes place in the dismal and forbidding Toonolian Marshes of Barsoom Synthetic Men of Mars is the 9th of 11 books in Edgar Rice Burroughs John Carter of Mars series It first appeared serially in Argosy Magazine in early 1939, and is one of the most way out entries in the Carter series The book may be seen as a sequel of sorts to book 6, The Master Mind of Mars, in that Ras Thavas, the eponymous superbrain of that earlier work, here makes a return, and the bulk of the action once again takes place in the dismal and forbidding Toonolian Marshes of Barsoom Mars, to you and me In Synthetic Men, Carter and one of his lieutenants, Vor Daj, go i...


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    Told from the perspective of Vor Daj, companion of John Carter as they search for Ras Thavas, the only surgeon on Mars who can help the injured Dejah Thoris The two of them fall into the hands of the Hormads, creatures created by Thavas in vats on an island in the great Toonolian Marshes.If all of this sounds a bit confusing, one only needs to read the previous John Carter books to make sense of it All of these names and places stem from the previous tales.Burroughs seems to delight in creatin Told from the perspective of Vor Daj, companion of John Carter as they search for Ras Thavas, the only surgeon on Mars who can help the injured Dejah Thoris The two of them fall into the hands of the Hormads, creatures created by Thavas in vats on an island in the great Toonolian Marshes.If all of this sounds a bit confusing, one only needs to read the previous John Carter books to make sense of it All of these names and places stem from the previous tales.Burroughs seems to delight in creating ...


  4. says:

    I loved this whole series It s pretty sexual and macho and they re all massive page turners.Same review for each.


  5. says:

    John Carter, Mighty Warlord of Mars, rides to new and terrifying adventures Captured by deadly warriors mounted on huge birds he is taken to the ill omened city of Morbus There he meets Ras Thavas, evil genius and master surgeon A man who has succeeded in his nightmare wish of creating life in his own beings creatures that ultimately rebel and threaten the lives of Ras Thavas, of John Carter and of all Mars Blurb to the 1973 NEL paperback edition Usingor less the same plot as A Pri John Carter, Mighty Warlord of Mars, rides to new and terrifying adventures Captured by deadly warriors mounted on huge birds he is taken to the ill omened city of Morbus There he meets Ras Thavas, evil genius and master surgeon A man who has succeeded in his nightmare wish of creating life in his own beings creatures that ultimately rebel and threaten the lives of Ras Thavas, of John Carter and of all Mars Blurb to the 1973 NEL paperback edition Usingor less the sam...


  6. says:

    This is the tale of one Vor Daj John Carter went in search of Ras Tavas, and yielding to pleas, brought along one soldier They quickly find that finding him will not be easy.Indeed, they are taken prisoner, along with some others, include one woman, and taken to the city, encircled by marshes, where they find that Ras Thavas is the prisoner of his own synthetic men, and forced to produceandof the virtually unkillable monsters And to transplant the brains of the most powerful of th This is the tale of one Vor Daj John Carter went in search of Ras Tavas, and yielding to pleas, brought along one soldier They quickly find that finding him will not be easy.Indeed, they are taken prisoner, along with some others, include one woman, and taken to the city, encircled by mar...


  7. says:

    This tale of Barsoom opens with a chapter indicating the fate of the mad scientist Ras Thavas, who is exiled to an island, and The Warlord of Mars, John Carter, seeking his assistance due to his consort Dejah Thoris being involved in an accident and becoming comatose As with a few of its predecessors, Synthetic Men of Mars introduces a new character...


  8. says:

    Entertaining and original A step up from the previous book in the series in imagination.


  9. says:

    It s one of the weaker Barsoom books But the mad science is fun and it s a short enjoyable romp.


  10. says:

    Since the character of Ras Thavas was featured in both the John Carter volumes I absolutely did not enjoy THE MASTER MIND OF MARS and JOHN CARTER OF MARS , I was not looking forward to seeing him return, which is why I put off reading SYNTHETIC MEN OF MARS until the very end Turns out, though, my dread for this novel was misplaced The ridiculous body swapping element from MASTER MIND is still present, but this time Burroughs uses it in a fun, memorable sort of way I wouldn t call it a good n Since the character of Ras Thavas was featured in both the John Carter volumes I absolutely did not enjoy THE MASTER MIND OF MARS and J...