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A Princess of Mars is a technological know-how fable novel by way of American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, the 1st of his Barsoom sequence. It used to be first serialized within the pulp journal All-Story journal from February–July, 1912. filled with swordplay and bold feats, the radical is taken into account a vintage instance of 20th-century pulp fiction. it's also a seminal example of the planetary romance, a subgenre of technology delusion that turned hugely renowned within the many years following its ebook. Its early chapters additionally comprise components of the Western. the tale is decided on Mars, imagined as a death planet with a harsh wasteland atmosphere. This imaginative and prescient of Mars was once in accordance with the paintings of the astronomer Percival Lowell, whose principles have been commonly popularized within the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The Barsoom sequence encouraged a couple of recognized 20th-century technological know-how fiction writers, together with Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman. The sequence used to be additionally inspirational for lots of scientists within the fields of area exploration and the hunt for extraterrestrial existence, together with Carl Sagan, who learn A Princess of Mars whilst he was once a child

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