Description - The Chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tara, Princess of Helium-beautiful, fiery-tempered, and impetuous-found that following a whim could be dangerous. Lost in her flier in the midst of a Martian tempest, she was at the mercy of the mad wind and could only pray to be set down unharmed. Her hope of survival in the ancient, mysterious region of Barsoom would have been small indeed had she known of the strange inhuman customs of its inhabitants: A chessboard manned by humans who must contest each square to the death. Heads without bodies, and bodies without heads. And meet Gahan of Gathol, a hero worthy of the immortal warlord's daughter.
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Author Biography - Edgar Rice Burroughs
American novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) is best-known for creating the world-famous characters Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, and the invincible John Carter of the Mars series. John Bolen brings his extensive theater, film, and television experience to audiobooks. His recent television appearances include "CIA: Masters of Deception" on the Discovery Channel, and his recent film work includes "The Land" and "The Inn Outside the World."