The Warlord of Mars (Version 3)

Written by:
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Narrated by:
Mark Nelson

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
January 2017
5 hours 42 minutes
After the horrendous battle at the end of the previous book, which ended with the destruction of the religion of Issus, John Carter's wife and two other women were locked in a slowly rotating prison attached to the Temple of the Sun, each of whose hundreds of cells are only open to the outside world once every year.

In the meantime, Carter's friend Xodar has become the new Jeddak (chief or king) of the black Martian First Born, and those white Martian therns who reject the old religion likewise gain a new unnamed leader, but there are still some who wish to keep the old discredited religion going, including the therns' erstwhite leader, the Holy Hekkador Matai Shang.

John Carter discovers that a First Born named Thurid knows the secret of the Temple of the Sun and he and Matai Shang want to rescue the Holy Thern's daughter Phaidor, who has been imprisoned with Dejah Thoris and another Barsoomian princess, Thuvia of Ptarth, in the Temple jail for several hundred days.

Unfortunately, Thurid, to spite Carter, gets Matai Shang to also take Dejah Thoris and Thuvia along with them. Carter follows them in the hope of liberating his beloved wife. - Summary by Wikipedia
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Have thoroughly enjoyed listening to all five of these!!

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Ken b

good narration threw me off a bit at the very last chapter. a lady did the last chapter' that was being narrated by a guy on the Eastern shores of Lake Superior. but still a very good books to listen to.

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Doc S.

This is an Edgar Rice Burroughs masterpiece, long in telling, and flawlessly read by Mark Nelson. A thoroughly enjoyable story, with good audio, and rendered by a top-shelf narrator. My only regret was its inevitable conclusion. Well done.

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Milford G.

Action packed, as a Marvel movieā€”not to be taken very seriously!

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Very good top book

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