This is the first John Carter of Mars novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the author of the Tarzan books. It was his first novel, published in 1917 and it’s a work of rip-roaring science fiction that has inspired many of the great writers in the genre.
Chapter 23: John Carter and Kantos Kan escape Zodanga and fly toward the city of Helium to rescue Dejah Thoris.
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