Tarzan of the Apes
Publish date: April 12th 2012
Publisher: Library of America
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Knock me sideways, that last third made this so much better than I expected. It IS full of "whiteman's burdeen", and "fair for it time" commentary, and "nobility breeds true" and all that chivarious "poor little woman" bullshit. But... BUT! That friendship with D'arnot! And all the intern explorat...
A very interesting story and one that indeed does turn out to be better than the other ones by Burroughs that I have read and I am a fan of Burroughs. To get it out of the way, as one would expect for a pulp novel set in Africa written before the outbreak of World War I, there is lots of racism how...
What did I learn about Tarzan? He's a homicidal maniac. If you have something he likes, prepare to die. He also loves to play "jokes" on others. Which usual scares the shit out of the neighboring tribes. Skulls appearing out of thin air and bodies falling from the sky are not jokes.
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about the author:Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic John Carter, although he produced works in many genres book synopsis:In 1888 Lord and Lady Clayton sail from England but to West Africa and perish on a remote island. Wh...
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