Sword and Planet

A subgenre of science fantasy, it focuses on swashbuckling adventures on other planets and features very little of the scientific rigor that would classify it as science fiction proper.

A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom, #3)
Thuvia, Maid of Mars (Barsoom, #4)
The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)
Transit to Scorpio (Dray Prescot, #1) (Delian Cycle, #1)
The Master Mind of Mars (Barsoom #6)
A Fighting Man of Mars (Barsoom, #7)
Swords of Mars (Barsoom, #8)
Llana of Gathol (Barsoom, #10)
John Carter of Mars (Barsoom, #11)
The Ginger Star (The Book of Skaith, #1)
Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom, #9)
City of the Chasch (Planet of Adventure, #1)

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10 books — 3 voters
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