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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On the other side, he tended to write his books as series, with anywhere from four to eight books in a series. Aug 05, Lucas rated it liked it. Xara had been on her way to Shondakar originally, to plead for an alliance, given that the Empire of Perushtar was starting to crowd them.

Tara of the Twilight Gotta hunt up the rest. He has terrible judgment.

Jandar Of Callisto by Lin Carter

He dressed flamboyantly, but was married for many years. The thing with Carter is that he wrote what he liked, which meant that he wrote exactly like the authors that he liked. He compounds this by getting them both captured, leaving her with the impression he lured her into slavery I do not know much about L. Stumbling into a well, he finds himself transported to another world, which he gradually figures out is Callisto.


He wrote several nonfiction books on fantasy writers or topics, including Tolkien. Shades of Chessmen of Mars!!! Koja wins, Jandar shows up at the last minute, and everyone lives happily ever after.

Oct 29, Weltenburger Kloster rated it liked it. John Dark’s first act on his new world is almost being eaten by a predatory Yathib. Anybody who has jqndar the Barsoom series knows what’s coming, which may leave them as it did me just a tad impatient. I’m not sure why he stuck to this particular format, except possibly that he was serializing or hoping calllisto serialize into magazines. He’s constantly getting into trouble with half baked plans, and is regularly callsito by his friends or ot by dumb luck.

This was when I found the books and discovered that Burroughs could do more than simply write Tarzan novels. Pastiche is fine by me Back to home page. As slaves of a rival horde, they have no status at all, and therefore Koja has no right to enlist them and they have no right to compete, but who’s counting?

In the last year before his death, he had begun to reappear in print with a new book in his Terra Magica series, a long-promised Prince Zarkon pulp hero pastiche, Horror Wears Blue, and a regular column for the magazine Crypt of Cthulhu. Barbarians and Black Magicians Kf Swords!


Dark and a hapless cabin boy, Tomar, gets captured by the creatures who jandaar Zarkoons. Retrieved from ” https: This was the first novel by Lin Carter I’d ever read.

Jandar of Callisto

William Blair rated it really cal,isto it Feb 15, Now it reads like some kid making the most unrealistic roleplaying character imaginable, kind of forcing the character to become the character of the jungle planet story in question. If you are a John Carter of mars fan these are a good read.

Articles of War Books. The writing is just weak, its constantly ‘telling’ cwllisto than ‘showing’. Demons and Daggers An unexplained illusion makes the moon appear an airless, lifeless orb to outside observers. Matthew Slepin November 28, at The only fly in the ointment is that Shondakar’s rightful ruler, calliisto princess Darloona, has been abducted by the fleeing Prince Thuton of Zanadar. Overall, I think that Callisto has two problems.

Gleepwurp November 28, at His books are generally short, perhaps 50, or 60, words apiece.