Jandar Of Callisto has ratings and 18 reviews. Derek said: Carter replicates A Princess of Mars (of course) with a plot arc traversing multiple books. Jandar of Callisto [Lin Carter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jandar of Callisto -pocket book. And Jandar of Callisto is pretty shameless. Published in , this novel tells the story of Jonathan Dark, who, while exploring the ruined city of.

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Demons and Daggers Tara of the Twilight But he was part of that “Groovy” era that the modern PC lie machine crushed mercilessly.

Koja resumes command of his troop, disposing of a poser, and life is pretty good. Callisto is presented as having an Earthlikeeven tropical environment, capable of supporting human and other life. Dreams from R’lyeh Doc Savage was the model for his Zarkon series of books.

Well he gets captured by a intelligent insect type of creature, saves a princess and so on. He has terrible judgment. He ends up kidnapping her, dropping into the jungle and putting her life at risk, so that she eventually winds up in the hands of her enemies As the prince is a master of the sword and the earthman has never picked up that particular skill, the outcome is predictable—and humiliating.

Maybe I should give some of his longer works a try, but with a backlog of writers he turned me on to it is hard to justify spending the time. While doing emergency medical flights, he gets in trouble over Cambodia and finds his way to a fabled lost city.


Their actual successes are necessary but not exactly sh Carter replicates A Princess of Mars of course with a plot arc traversing multiple books. In a bid to rescue Darloona, he takes on Thuton a second time.

Jandar Of Callisto

Views Read Edit View history. But Callisto and its characters and adventures often have a hard time coming to vivid life the way Barsoom does. After that, Carter’s notorious series-burnout begins to set in although maybe not as quite as bad as Pirates of World’s End ; oi but he was callisgo with pirates! His books are generally short, perhaps 50, or 60, words apiece.

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So jamdar his fictional altar ego really is a blood relative of John Carter. Learn more – opens in a new window pf tab. Den Valdron, assessing the series in ERBzinecalls this book, along with the other two volumes in the series’s first trilogy, “quite good. Refresh and try again. Xara, the fickle slut that she is, immediately gets the hots for her rescuer, Captain Vandar. Gibbs rated it liked it Sep 21, Pretty much the same formula, but new environment.

But before too long, they’re rescued by an aerial warship and meet Prince Thuton, who Dark proceeds to insult for no good reason.


Jandar of Callisto

Unfortunately, the Zarkoon manage to puncture their tanks as they make a get away, and they wind up crashing in the jungle of the Cor Az. Though I did find the princess to be quite annoying and I believe the story would of been better if he would of kicked her to the curb and xallisto Bro’s before Ho’s!

It’s fast paced and entertaining, so I’m going calliso continue the series to see what Carter has in store.

jnadar Sky Pirates of Callisto Dark decides to use a captured Zandahar airship to conduct a raid on the city of the Sky Pirates. Barbarians and Black Magicians Flashing Swords! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And perhaps I would’ve enjoyed it more if my expectations had been a little lower.

He passes through many of the kinds of situations that a Burroughs hero would, only he just isn’t as good. Callito don’t want to sound overly critical, and I think anyone who is looking for a fun and light adventure story will enjoy this.

The series hit its high points with Mad Empress and Mind Wizardswhich are rousing, fast paced adventures.