What is an Audio Digital Download Book Club?
Digital Download, one section or chapter at a time. For just $2.99 per section or chapter you can receive an Audiobook of this classic book to listen to on any computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone or MP3 player. As often as you wish, with each subsequent order of the same item, the book club system will keep track and send you the next section or chapter for your listening pleasure. Share the previous section or chapter with family or friends, they can then share with their family or friends. Join this audio digital download book club today! This Book comes in 14 Downloads.
A Princess of Mars (1917) is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Barsoom series. Full of swordplay and daring feats, the novel is considered a classic example of 20th century pulp fiction. It is also a seminal instance of the planetary romance, a sub-genre of science fantasy that became highly popular in the decades following its publication. Its early chapters also contain elements of the Western. The story is set on Mars, imagined as a dying planet with a harsh desert environment. This vision of Mars was based on the work of the astronomer Percival Lowell, whose ideas were widely popularized in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Barsoom series inspired a number of well-known 20th century science fiction writers, including Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman. The series was also inspirational for many scientists in the fields of space exploration and the search for extraterrestrial life, including Carl Sagan, who read A Princess of Mars when he was a child.
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