Lost on Venus
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BeschreibungLost! Space adventurer Carson Napier made a grievous miscalculation and became stranded on dangerous, mist-shrouded Venus. But Napier refused to quit. He won the love of the beautiful Duare, princess of Vepaja, became a pirate, fought villains, then lost his beloved to the evil Thorist kidnappers. Napier's adventures on Venus continue in this pulse-pounding sequel to "Pirates of Venus." Here the intrepid and wry explorer takes on a savage world in order to rescue the princess from her sworn enemies. Napier's epic quest for Duare takes him through the streets of the City of the Dead, into the terrifying Room of the Seven Doors, and face to face with fantastic and perilous creatures. Featuring what may be Burroughs's most realistic hero, "Lost on Venus" brims with the action, suspense, and wit unique to the Master of Adventure. This edition features an introduction by celebrated writer Kevin J. Anderson and the original illustrations by J. Allen St. John.
PortraitEdgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was the author of Tarzan of the Apes. His novels "The Moon Maid," "Under the Moons of Mars," and "Pellucidar" are all available in the Bison Frontiers of Imagination series. Kevin J. Anderson is the author of such works of speculative fiction as "Hidden Empire," "Forest of Stars," "Hopscotch," and, with Brian Herbert, the prequels to Frank Herbert's "Dune."
Untertitel: 'Bison Frontiers of Imagination'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2004
Seitenanzahl: 318 Seiten