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by Burroughs, Edgar Rice.

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TitleThe chessmen of Mars : Barsoom, Book 5
Author / Responsible partyBurroughs, Edgar Rice.
GenreScience fiction.
TopicsScience fiction. Fantasy fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Tara of Helium, daughter of John Carter, becomes lost in an unknown area of Mars when her single-seat flier is caught in a rare Martian hurricane. She is first captured by the bizarre and hideous Kaldanes, then the brutal Manatorians, where she is the prize in a tournament of Martian chess, jetan, that is played by live game pieces, and to the death!

Additional Information

System control numberS13743
Original Print PublisherNew York : Grosset &​ Dunlap, 1922
Series statementBook 5 of the Barsoom series
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 5 of the Barsoom series
NarratorMark Nelson.
Narrator NameMark Nelson.
Participant or performer noteMark Nelson.
Narrators GenderMale narrator