The Beasts of Tarzan

Title

The Beasts of Tarzan

Call Number

PS 3503 .B87 .T367 1916

Date of Publication

1916

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 341 pages

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Language

English

Historical Note

Edgar Rice Burroughs [1875-1950] was an American writer most well-known for his adventure and science fiction novels. Burroughs best known works are the Tarzan novels, the tales of Mars adventurer John Carter, and the stories of Pellucidar.

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The Beasts of Tarzan is the third book in the series relating the tales of Tarzan, Lord Greystoke. It was first published as a serial in All-Story Cavalier magazine in 1914. The novel was first published in book form in 1916. The story begins a year after the events chronicled in the previous book The Return of Tarzan. Tarzan and Jane have a son and are building an estate home in Africa. Upon returning to London for the rainy season, their son is kidnapped by Tarzan's adversaries who have escaped prison. After a failed attempt at rescue, Tarzan and Jane are taken as well. Tarzan is left on a jungle island, the child is left with a cannibal tribe, and Jane's fate is unknown. Using his skill and intelligence, Tarzan organizes a rescue with the help of his native warrior and animal friends.

Additional Notes

The book is inscribed: Christmas 1944 Luckett Davis

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Luckett Davis in April 2018

Publisher

Grosset & Dunlap

City

New York City, New York

Keywords

Fiction, Tarzan, Adventure, Pulp-Fiction;

Disciplines

American Literature | American Popular Culture | Fiction

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