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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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Jandar of Callisto

Cover of the first edition. God I’m a sucker for this stuff.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Thuton proves well-disposed to his fellow royal, but less so toward Jandar, who jealously goads him into a fight. Other offers may also be available. They are rescued from the Mind Wizards prison by the boy and the dog, and there’s a big battle barely described where the Mind Wizards are wiped out.

Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Why isn’t Calllisto being made into a movie? Ylana is kidnapped by a River faction intent on fomenting war between the tribes, but the eventual conflict is limited to young malcontents from both, strengthening the power of the traditional authorities.

Except of course, that the wily Zandahar prince, Thuton, has managed to kidnap Darloona.

Mass Market PaperbackDellpages. It turns out that they were dangerous, giving us yet another example of John Dark’s staggeringly poor judgment.

Essentially he bankrupted himself and made himself be seen as a “Hack” for posterity by his works of rescuing many greats from total obscurity like Lord Dunsany and making sure Conan would stay mainstream. Tara of the Twilight Liam rated it liked it Apr 26, I almost wish Carter would have created his own extension novels of the Ov novels in addition to this, or janxar of. It leaves room for more adventure and entertainment. The only fly in the ointment is that Shondakar’s rightful ruler, the princess Darloona, has been abducted by the fleeing Prince Thuton of Zanadar.


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. Jadnar to Shondakar, Jandar improbably finds himself in the Legion’s good graces after saving the son of its leader, the very man that leader intends to have Darloona wed in order to cement his control of the city.

Black Legion of Callisto – Wikipedia

Callisfo from ” https: All of these other places existed as psychic landscapes in the popular imagination, in the common mind.

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His life was not as happy as it might have been. Rescue proves a mixed blessing, as he is also enslaved. Black Legion of Callisto is a science fantasy novel by American writer Lin Carterthe second in his Callisto series.

The thing with Carter is that he wrote what he liked, which meant that he wrote exactly like the authors that he liked. Mar 07, Timothy Boyd rated it liked it. See terms – opens in a new window or tab.

Callisto series – Wikipedia

For no good reason, Xara, Valkar and Taran are jabdar in as players on Koja’s side. He wrote several nonfiction books on fantasy writers or topics, including Tolkien. He does a great job of creating the world of Callisto.

Skip to main content. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His dog discovers the secret entrance to the hidden city, but Carter, less impressively, gets himself captured. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in October And for the record, not a single damned Mind Wizard actually shows up anywhere in this book.


Jandar of Callisto is a science fantasy novel by American writer Lin Carterthe first in his Jwndar series. Matthew Slepin November 28, at This gives him the run of the place, and so he spends time wandering the secret tunnels. His series often showed signs of burnout, as if in later books, he was running out of ideas or enthusiasm, and relying more and more on plot twists or literary tricks. Den Valdron, assessing the series in ERBzinecalls this jadnar, along with the other two volumes in the series’s first trilogy, “quite good.

Captain Jack November 28, at Sprague DeCamp gave him a bad rap. As a result, you know that the protagonist is going to win an callitso one-on-one duel at some point. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

Jandar Of Callisto

His writing may be fun, but put next to these masters, it suffers considerably while simultaneously showing the reader he is wasting his time reading Carter when there is a plethora of good stuff out there. It was later gathered together with Jandar of Callisto into the omnibus collection Callisto: His works about Tolkien and Lovecraft are pretty horrendous.

I am the first one to like realistic swordfight based on real systems of fence, but it is really a bad idea to write with terminology that only sport fencers and rapier fencers understand.

Now that I am fifty I read them openly.