LLana of Gathol / John Carter of Mars Author:Edgar Rice Burroughs Edgar Rice Burroughs was gifted with a limitless imagination. With it he created an entire culture for a vast planet -- many races, many peoples, strange plants and stranger creatures, an entire Martian history stretching back through eons of time. . . with scientific inventions that are only dreamed of in our own world. — In LLANA OF GATHO... more »L, the first adventure in this volume, John Carter is captured by the evil inhabitants of Horz and banished to the slave pits under their city. To his astonishment, he discovers the remnants of a lost race -- hundreds of gorgeously appareled men and women, frozen for thousands of years in suspended animation. Also in the dark pits is Llana of Gathol, an exquisite beauty held prisoner by the loathsome madman who rules the caves. To free himself, the girl, and the forgotten race of living dead is a challenge only Carter's wits and bravery can meet.
In JOHN CARTER OF MARS, the last book in the famous series, the mighty Warlord of Barssom is lured to a desolate land where he must single-handedly face a synthetic giant and hordes of great white apes brain-controlled by arch-nemesis Pew Mogel.
Also included is the extraordinary chronicle of John Carter's trip to Jupiter -- the story of his death-defying adventures with the feared skeleton men and of the unexpected comrades-in-arms he finds among the weird races of the mammoth planet.« less