Planetary Romance

Planetary romance is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy story in which the bulk of the action consists of adventures on one or more exotic alien planets, characterized by distinctive physical and cultural backgrounds.

Some planetary romances take place against the background of a future culture where travel between worlds by spaceship is commonplace; others, particularly the earliest examples of the genre, do not, and invoke flying carpets, astral projection, or other methods of getting between planets. In either case, it is the planetside adventures which are the focus of the st

A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
Dune (Dune, #1)
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)
The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom, #3)
Thuvia, Maid of Mars (Barsoom, #4)
Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern, #1)
The Master Mind of Mars (Barsoom #6)
A Fighting Man of Mars (Barsoom, #7)
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
Swords of Mars (Barsoom, #8)
John Carter of Mars (Barsoom, #11)
Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom, #9)
Llana of Gathol / John Carter of Mars (Barsoom #10-11)

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