Edgar Rice Burroughs: Stories

Displaying stories 1 through 10 of 13

  Title Description Size Dnlds Votes Score
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At the Earth's Core
Science Fiction
David Innes, a mining heir, finances the experimental "iron mole", an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test run, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned, and it burrows 500 miles into the Earth's crust, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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257 KB 2045 38 6.30
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Beyond Thirty
Science Fiction
In the 22nd century, left adrift at sea, Navy Lieutenant Jefferson Turck makes his way to a savage empire where he is taken as slave. Will he survive and go back home?
Tags: Slavery, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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205 KB 3920 99 7.39
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The Chessmen of Mars
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (5)
Tara meets Prince Gahan of Gathol, and is initially unimpressed, viewing him as something of a popinjay. Later she takes her flier into a storm and loses control of the craft, and the storm carries her to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom. After landing and fleeing from a pack of ferocious Banths (Martian lions), she is captured by the horrific Kaldanes, who resemble large heads with small, crab-like legs.
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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471 KB 1801 43 7.74
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A Fighting Man of Mars
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (7)
The tale of Tan Hadron of Hastor, a lowly, poor padwar (a low-ranking officer) who is in love with the beautiful, haughty Sanoma Tora, daughter of Tor Hatan, a minor but rich noble. As he is only a padwar, Sanoma spurns him. Then Sanoma Tora is kidnapped...
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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461 KB 1513 38 8.41
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The Gods of Mars
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (2)
At the end of the first book, A Princess of Mars, John Carter is unwillingly transported back to Earth. The Gods of Mars begins with his arrival back on Barsoom (Mars) after a ten-year separation from his wife Dejah Thoris, his unborn child, and the Red Martian people of the nation of Helium, whom he has adopted as his own. Unfortunately, Carter materializes in the one place on Barsoom from which nobody is allowed to depart: the Valley Dor, which is the Barsoomian afterlife.
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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437 KB 3294 155 8.38
6

Llana of Gathol
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (10)
A collection of stories that revolve around John Carter's granddaughter Llana of Gathol
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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440 KB 1016 31 8.15
7

The Master Mind of Mars
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (6)
On Mars, Paxton is taken in by elderly mad scientist Ras Thavas, the "Master Mind" of the title, who educates him in the ways of Barsoom and bestows on him the Martian name Vad Varo. Ras has perfected techniques of transplanting brains, which he uses to provide rich elderly Martians with youthful new bodies for a profit. Distrustful of his fellow Martians, he trains Paxton as his assistant to perform the same operation on him.
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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296 KB 1384 39 8.17
8

The Mucker
Action/Adventure
Billy Byrne is a thug with almost no morals. He escapes to San-Fransisco where he becomes a pirate of sorts. How will he be affected after he helps kidnap Barbara?
Tags: Violence, Addiction, Bounty Hunters, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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662 KB 1094 17 7.30
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A Princess of Mars
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (1)
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.
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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355 KB 6814 238 9.04
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Swords of Mars
Science Fiction
A Barsoom Story (8)
Carter relates an adventure commencing with a private war he and his picked followers have been waging against the resurgent Guild of Assassins, led by Ur Jan.
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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421 KB 1885 31 8.05