Edgar Rice-Burroughs: Stories

Displaying stories 1 through 8 of 8

1 At the Earth's Core

A Pellucidar Story (1)
David Innes, a man with a remarkable story to tell, is a mining heir who finances an experimental "iron mole," an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned. It burrows 500 miles into the Earth, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
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2 The Chessmen of Mars

A Barsoom Story (3)
Impetuous and headstrong, Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter, defies the elements by flying into a rare, fierce Martian storm. Hurtled half a planet from her home she is threatened by grotesque, flesh eating monsters and barbarous warriors.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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3 The Gods of Mars

A Barsoom Story (1)
1886. John Carter, forever 30, returns to Mars and again fights enemies with green Tars Tarka and red Kantos Kan. In 'Heaven', Golden Cliffs, 'Goddess' Issus, cannibal, claims immortal divinity and supremacy of black Omeans and white Therns, to enslave and eat pilgrims - green or red. John is trapped, as is wife Dejah Thoris, son Carthoris. To stay or leave means death.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
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4 The Land That Time Forgot

A Jurassic nightmare confronts the crew of the U-boat when it surfaces in a lagoon on the uncharted island of Caprona. Yet, man-eating dinosaurs are the least of their problems. Out of fuel, lost, and with a mixed crew of English captives and German sailors struggling for control of the submarine, the castaways must co-operate or perish on the unforgiving island. Bowen Tyler enters into the uneasy arrangement with good intentions, but the Prussian captain, has other plans.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Dinosaurs, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
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5 The Lost Continent

The Lost Continent is one of the least-known of Burroughs' thrilling science-fiction tales. In the year 2137, civilization has been in decline for nearly two centuries, and war-torn Europe is but a distant memory to the inhabitants of the isolated United States. But an American adventurer rediscovers the Old World, which has become a strange and savage land.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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6 Pellucidar

A Sequel To At the Earth's Core. American David Innes narrates return to exotic, savage land below the Earth crust, old pal Abner Perry, female Mahar, an untamed wilderness where the sun never sets. He seeks beloved Beautiful Dian, torn away by trickery. He crosses the Pellucidar, the Land of Awful Shadow under a pendant moon, encounters prehistoric beasts & strange peoples.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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7 A Princess of Mars

John Carter, a Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, goes prospecting in Arizona immediately after the war's end. Having struck a rich vein of gold, he runs afoul of the Apaches. While attempting to evade pursuit by hiding in a sacred cave, he is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength and superhuman agility in this new environment as a result of its lesser gravity.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Romance, Novel-Classic
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8 Thuvia, Maid of Mars

A Barsoom Story (2)
Mars has become divided by love. Not one, but two princes and a Jeddak are vying for the love of Thuvia of Ptarth. When she is mysteriously kidnapped, treachery threatens to throw Barsoom into bloody war.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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