The Fantastic Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs : Episode 01 - The Gods of Mars

Readings of some of the greatest imaginative fiction ever written. Edgar Rice Burroughs, best known for his creation of Tarzan of the Apes, was a prolific author of what would come to be known as "science fiction" or "swords and sorcery." Accomplished film and TV actor David Stifel is your narrator and host. Join us for the adventures of a lifetime!

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Foreword and Chapter 1 “The Plant Men”

In Book One, A Princess of Mars, we met Captain John Carter of Virginia, who finds himself mysteriously transported to Mars. On Barsoom, Carter has many adventures culminating in his marriage to the incomparable Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium.  After 10 years on Barsoom, Carter attempts to save the planet from extinction by sacrificing his life in unlocking the planet’s atmosphere factory – but by so doing he finds himself back on Earth, unable to return to his beloved wife and Barsoom.

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