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ISBN-13: 9781973837527

A Princess of Mars is a technological know-how fable novel by way of American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, the 1st of his Barsoom sequence. It used to be first serialized within the pulp journal All-Story journal from February–July, 1912. packed with swordplay and bold feats, the unconventional is taken into account a vintage instance of 20th-century pulp fiction. it's also a seminal example of the planetary romance, a subgenre of technological know-how delusion that turned hugely well known within the a long time following its booklet. Its early chapters additionally comprise components of the Western. the tale is determined on Mars, imagined as a loss of life planet with a harsh barren region atmosphere. This imaginative and prescient of Mars was once according to the paintings of the astronomer Percival Lowell, whose principles have been generally popularized within the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The Barsoom sequence encouraged a few recognized 20th-century technological know-how fiction writers, together with Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman. The sequence used to be additionally inspirational for plenty of scientists within the fields of area exploration and the quest for extraterrestrial lifestyles, together with Carl Sagan, who learn A Princess of Mars while he was once a child

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