Edgar Rice Burroughs
In Edgar Rice Burroughs' At the Earth's Core the narrator tells of his travels in the Sahara where he encounters David Innes, the pilot of an amazing vehicle and the owner of a remarkable story. It turns out his experimental "iron mole" cannot be turned off-course and it drills itself 500 miles through the earth's crust, breaking through into an unknown interior world. 1914's At the Earth's Core is the first of Burroughs' series exploring...
The Son of Tarzan is Edgar Rice Burroughs' fourth novel in the Tarzan series. First serialized between 1915 and 1916 in All-Story Weekly, it was published as a novel in 1917. Narrowly surviving his encounter with his enemy Tarzan in The Beasts of Tarzan, Alexis Paulvitch has a score to settle. He lures Tarzan's son Jack away from London and captures him, only to have Jack escape into the jungle that Tarzan once called home. With the...
Kidnapping, rites of passage, mystical treasures, the lost city of Atlantis—Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, the fifth book-length entry in the Tarzan series, is brimming with the kind of fast-paced excitement that will engage every reader's imagination. A must-read for true action and adventure fans.
The Land That Time Forgot is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel that starts out as a nerve-wracking wartime naval adventure but develops into the story of a unique and mysterious prehistoric lost world, as a submarine enters a subterranean passage under the sea and emerges into a tropical world sustained by volcanic heat. The first novel in the Caspak trilogy, The Land That Time Forgot is followed by The People That...
The fifth book in the popular Barsoom series, The Chessmen of Mars is a 1922 science fiction novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tara, princess of the great city state of Helium, is initially impervious to the courtship attempts of Gahan, prince of the city state Gathol. But when she loses control of her craft in a storm and is captured by the Kaldanes, horrific crab-like creatures who've sacrificed their bodies in the pursuit of intellect, the...
Think Edgar Rice Burroughs' additions to the literary canon begin and end with Tarzan? Think again. Burroughs produced popular works in virtually every genre, and he made important early contributions to the science fiction and fantasy fields, as well. Thuvia, Maid of Mars is an interplanetary romp that includes something for everyone—fantasy, romance, and rip-roaring adventure.
Get set for rollicking adventure with this volume from Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. If your only exposure to the King of the Jungle has been the watered-down cartoon versions, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the depth and nuance that Burroughs conveys in the character.
A Princess of Mars is the first in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom series. This science fiction planetary romance, packed full of dangerous feats and swordplay, is set on a dying Mars. It went on to inspire some of the great imaginations, among them Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury and Carl Sagan. Civil War veteran John Carter is unexpectedly transported to Barsoom, the planet we call Mars, and finds with the weaker gravity that he has super-human...
The seventh installment in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan series, Tarzan the Untamed focuses on the horrific damage wrought by World War I and the man-ape's understandably primal reaction to the carnage. Driven to seek revenge against Germans in retaliation for their aggression, Tarzan goes on a marauding crusade for justice at the battlefront in Africa.
Take a walk on the wild side with Tarzan the Terrible. In this, the eighth entry in Edgar Rice Burroughs' renowned series about the mighty man-ape who reigns as the king of the jungle, Tarzan takes to the wider world to search out his missing companion Jane. In the process, he stumbles across a hidden valley that is home to a bewildering variety of creatures long thought to be extinct.
11) Return of Tarzan
The Return of Tarzan is Edgar Rice Burroughs' second novel in the series starring the man raised by apes, and the story picks up where Tarzan of the Apes left off. Tarzan finds himself back in the coastal jungle of his upbringing after being thrown off a ship by his deadly enemies.
The Return of Tarzan is Edgar Rice Burroughs' third novel in the series starring the man raised by apes. First serialized in 1914 in All-Story Cavalier magazine, it was published as a novel in 1916. After marrying Jane at the end of The Return of Tarzan, and claiming his birthright as Lord of Greystoke, our former ape-man finds his infant son has been kidnapped in London by old enemies. Following an anonymous call, Tarzan falls into...
Though Edgar Rice Burroughs is best remembered for creating jungle hero Tarzan, he was also a prolific writer of science fiction and fantasy tales. The People that Time Forgot is a novel that details the adventures and travails of a group of explorers trapped on an island that is populated by all manner of prehistoric creatures. A must-read for fans of Jurassic Park.
Before he emerged as one of the world's most beloved action-adventure writers and the creator of enduring characters such as Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs struggled academically and had extreme difficulties in the process of trying to find his path in life. The Efficiency Expert is a thinly fictionalized account of Burroughs' young adulthood and his wayward—and highly circuitous—early career.
Although he is today best remembered as the creator of the unforgettable character Tarzan, author Edgar Rice Burroughs worked in a variety of genres over the course of his career. In particular, he penned a number of mystery series that continue to be fan favorites. The action-packed mystery novel The Oakdale Affair includes a complex web of mistaken identities, brazen capers, multiple murders, and twisted love triangles.
16) The Mucker
Edgar Rice Burroughs first gained literary acclaim with fantastical stories set in far-flung locales such as remote jungle civilizations and the planet Mars. He makes a detour into gritty urban realism in this hard-boiled novel that starts out on the mean streets of Chicago. Billy Byrne is a streetwise hustler who's down on his luck—but before long, things take a sudden turn toward unbelievably bad. Can Billy rise above the adversity and...
17) Warlord of Mars
Warlord of Mars is the third novel in Burroughs' Barsoom series. The setting is an inhabited, dying Mars, where the different races fight over dwindling resources. It is a frontier world full of honor, glory and desperation; lost cities and ancient secrets provide the landscape for heroic adventures.
Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) is best known for his Tarzan and John Carter of Mars books, but he also wrote four thrilling western novels. We are delighted to include them all in this volume.As always with novels from this time period, not everything is "politically correct" by modern standards. Please keep the age of the work in perspective as you read. Included are:
THE BANDIT OF HELL'S BEND
THE WAR CHIEF
19) The Gods of Mars
The Gods of Mars is the second novel in Burroughs' Barsoom series. The setting is an inhabited, dying Mars, where the different races fight over dwindling resources. It is a frontier world full of honor, glory and desperation; lost cities and ancient secrets provide the landscape for heroic adventures.
Tarzan of the Apes is Edgar Rice Burroughs' first novel in the series starring the man raised by apes. John Clayton is born in the coastal jungles of equatorial Africa to a marooned couple from England, John and Alice Clayton, the Lord and Lady of Greystoke. But after his parents die, the infant Clayton is adopted by she-ape Kala. Raised without awareness of his human heritage, he is named Tarzan, meaning "White Skin" in the language of...