By John Joseph Adams

This selection of all-new John Carter of Mars tales comprises “plenty of sword paintings and old-style action-adventure” (Kirkus Reviews).

Ever for the reason that Edgar Rice Burroughs released A Princess of Mars in 1912, fanatics of every age have marveled on the adventures of John Carter, an Earthman who without notice unearths himself in an odd new global. A century later, readers can get pleasure from this compilation of brand-new tales starring John Carter of Mars. amassed via veteran editor John Joseph Adams, this anthology includes a foreword by way of Tamora Pierce and tales and unique paintings from titans of literature and representation reminiscent of Peter S. Beagle, Garth Nix, Charles Vess, and plenty of extra, plus a thesaurus of Mars via Richard A. Lupoff.

This ebook has no longer been ready, licensed, authorized, or approved through Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. or the other entity linked to the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate.

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