The Beasts of Tarzan
PS 3503 .B87 .T367 1916
Date of Publication
1 bound volume; 341 pages
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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.
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.
Gift of Dr. Luckett Davis in April 2018
Grosset & Dunlap
New York City, New York
Fiction, Tarzan, Adventure, Pulp-Fiction;
American Literature | American Popular Culture | Fiction
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, "The Beasts of Tarzan" (1916). Rare Books. 42.