The Chessmen of Mars
The Chessmen of Mars is the fifth of eleven books in the Martian series by renowned Science Fiction author Edgar Rice Burroughs. Some would say that Burroughs was at the top of his writing career when writing this thrilling classic. It was written in 1921.
Carried away in a deluge, Tara (daughter of John Carter) becomes lost on the red planet with only a dagger to protect herself. She then becomes the prisoner of the evil Kaldanes whose cannibalistic tendencies are unleashed against her. Everyone's fate is at stake with a deadly game of Martian chess.
George Lucas said that one-third of his inspiration for the Star Wars movies came from this series of books. This book was originally publishes in the newspaper Argosy All Story Weekly and the next year in hardback edition. The book is said to be the most thought provoking and imaginative books in the entire Burroughs series.
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