The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5) - Edgar Rice Burroughs6.24

The Chessmen of Mars was first published in Argosy All-Story Weekly (February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 1922). The first hardcover edition was published by A.C. McClurg & Co., November 29, 1922. The dust jacket and eight sepia interior plates were done by J. Allen St. John.

Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter and Dejah Thoris, unwisely flies off into a storm after rejecting her suitor, Gahan of Gathol. Gahan, sets off in pursuit and finds himself fighting for an amnesiac Tara on the chessboards of Manator.

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Release date: 1922
Genres: science fiction
Average rating: 6.24/10
Total ratings: 34
Updated: August 17, 2021

Barsoom :: Series

Barsoom is also known as The Martian Tales and John Carter of Mars.
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom #1)7.10
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)7.20
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom #3)7.46
Thuvia, Maid of Mars (Barsoom #4)6.08
The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)6.24
The Master Mind of Mars (Barsoom #6)6.10
A Fighting Man of Mars (Barsoom #7)6.42
Swords of Mars (Barsoom #8)6.50
Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom #9)6.92
Llana of Gathol (Barsoom #10)6.06
John Carter of Mars (Barsoom #11)5.04