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The Chessmen of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy book, the fifth of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it in January, 1921, and the finished story was first published in Argosy All-Story Weekly as a six-part serial in the issues for February 18 and 25 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25, 1922. It was later published as a complete novel by A. C. McClurg in November 1922.
In this novel Burroughs puts the focus on a younger member of the family established by John Carter and Dejah Thoris, protagonists of the first three books in the series. The heroine this time is their daughter Tara, princess of Helium, whose hand is sought by the gallant Gahan, Jed (prince) of Gathol. Both Helium and Gathol are prominent Barsoomian city states.
This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents. This book has also been annotated, with additional information about the book, including an overview, plot, characters, production, publication, genre, references in popular culture, biographical and bibliographical information.