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4.15 out of 54.15 out of 54.15 out of 54.15 out of 54.15 out of 5 4.15 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Bolen Narrator: John Bolen Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Barsoom Series Release Date:
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In this second book of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Barsoom series, John Carter returns to Mars in search of his wife, joins forces with old comrades, and forms new lifetime alliances as he battles previously unknown enemies. After the long exile on Earth, John Carter finally returned to his beloved Mars. But beautiful Dejah Thoris, the woman he loved, had vanished. Now he was trapped in the legendary Eden of Mars—an Eden from which none ever escaped alive.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kristy | 2/8/2014

    " A great story! Anyone who thought John Carter's adventures in Barsoom couldn't get any more interesting or complex were sorely mistaken. He spends all of this book trying to get back to the woman he loves (awesome), finds his son that he never got to know until now (greatness), and makes new friends with the unlikeliest inhabitants of Mars. Splendid!!! ...this book also shows the dangers of false religion; I would have liked it more if it was shown more clearly the difference between that and true faith in God, but otherwise it made some excellant points of how false teachers lead people away into believing in something that is not at all God and thereby ruin their lives chasing after something that is false. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Scottmr | 2/7/2014

    " Like Princess of Mars, the Gods of Mars is a quick easy read with wonderful element of escapism. Both books end with major cliff hangers that will push you to read the next in the series. There are some more existential concepts explored and mysteries revealed in this story but they never take you too deep. Written very early on in the inception of the sci-fi genre, the barsoom novels must be read with that fact in mind. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Deviant Geek | 2/1/2014

    " I loved the ending. But I found the sane dullness in the first edition. I'm not sure if it's the authors fault or mine for not liking science fiction. But the ending is worth it. The suspense leaves you on your toes. And although I promised I'd pick a book by the same author if I happened to like another book. Which I did. I loved Tarzan of the apes. So I gave this a chance and to my surprise. It wasn't so bad at all. I like it. I might read the third chapter of this story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jamey | 1/16/2014

    " In my opinion the best sci-fi/fantasy series of all time. "

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About the Narrator

John Bolen brings his extensive theater, film, and television experience to audiobooks. His work in film includes The Land, The Inn Outside the World, Dream Parlor, and the American Film Institute’s Women Directors Workshop short This Is Bill. His television appearances include “CIA: Masters of Deception” on the Discovery Channel. He has performed at many theaters in the Los Angeles area. He is also a playwright and a member of the New Voices Playwrights Theatre.