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The Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Mar 27, 12

bookshelves: planetaryromance, pulp, scifi
Read from March 19 to 26, 2012

Not quite as strong as Gods of Mars -- at this point the pulp tropes are starting to wear a bit thin. Carter disguises himself as yet another race of Martians, infiltrates their highest echelons, eventually gets himself put in charge. Again! Also, there are a couple hilarious bits in the prose that come off tone-deaf to the modern reader -- obvious goofs that make Carter look like a bumbling idiot. Still a fun read, though.
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