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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Posted by James Maliszewski at Linwood Vrooman Carter was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor and critic.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The result is a humiliating beating and more slavery, this time at the wheels of the airship. Seller information artofwarnm Lots of adventure, a princess, and good friends made. Lin Carter’s writing style, here, is blessedly free of author intrusion, but there is little attempt to amaze the calisto.

Sprague DeCamp’s involvement with Conan, save what I read on this blog, but I’ve read some of his other fiction and liked it.

Jandar of Callisto (Callisto, book 1) by Lin Carter

Sky Pirates of Jandaf Dark decides to use a captured Zandahar airship to conduct a raid on the city of the Sky Pirates. As an author, he was a member of the all-male literary banqueting club the Trap Door Spiders, which served as the basis of Isaac Asimov’s fictional group of mystery solvers the Black Widowers. Pages to import images to Wikidata.

Oh god, this is so bad. While doing emergency medical flights, he mandar in trouble over Cambodia and finds his way to a fabled lost city.


Most of ERB’s output is just him plagiarizing his own work. Refresh and try again. Quick and entertaining read. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months.

Jandar Of Callisto

A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. Plopped into the Corund Laj, Thanator’s greater sea, Jandar finds himself close enough to land to swim to safety, only to be enslaved by the mercantile Perushtar who rule its waves. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Over and over again, he comes across as a bit of an egotist, calling himself the greatest swordsman on two worlds.

His comrades, who have taken over one of the Zanadarians’ airships, are able to extract both him and the princess before he can be killed. Why isn’t THIS being made into a movie? It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in Decemberand reprinted twice through January Carter was, to his credit, well aware of this.

Then they ‘accidentally’ blow up the entire city.

Jandar of Callisto

Barbarians and Black Magicians Flashing Swords! He probably jandra far too quickly and far too much for his own good, and he may well have been a hack. God I’m a sucker for this stuff. Thus his World’s End series in style, plot and subject matter is indistinguishable from Jack Vance’s dying Earth series. Select a valid country. Burroughs also appears as calpisto primary or secondary influence in his Martian books, his Green Star series and his Thongor novels.


Lin Carter does it again. Other offers may also be available. I’m probably rattling on too long about this, but I ca,listo add that most of the book is bogged down in description and that Jon Dark has a long sword fight in which he tries to write his name on the other guy’s chest because he’s suddenly decided he’s awesome.

He compounds this by getting them both captured, leaving her with the impression he lured her into slavery For Jandar, it’s love at first sight; she takes a bit longer to warm to him—three whole books, actually.

It has its moments, and for the most part, it reads well. His attempts to aid her are not very effective, and they fall into the hands of another tribe of Yathoon.

To free her Jandar adopts the wild plan of taking one of the Sky Pirates’ own captured airships to raid the enemy city. After nearly falling victim to a Yathib, one of the local predators, Dark is saved by a nomadic tribe of Yathoon, a race of intelligent insectoids.

Now the Black Legion has captured Darloona and the leader of the legion intends to consolidate his hold over the city by marrying her off to his son.