Tarzan Of The Apes (Edgar Rice Burroughs)

edgar rice burroughs“Tarzan of the Apes”, published in 1914, is perhaps the most well-known adventure story of its age. Certainly it spawned the legend of Tarzan – a pinnacle of masculinity, a demigod; a gifted hunter and fighter, a gentleman and connoisseur.”Tarzan” was written in a period of Western literature that was so uniquely thrilling: it saw the publication of the fantasy stories of Rudyard Kipling,  Rider Haggard, Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. [Read more…]

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The Land That Time Forgot (1975 UK/USA)

forgotEdgar Rice Burroughs surely had an amazing imagination. He is best remembered for authoring Tarzan, Barsoom and Pellucidar. The Land that Time Forgot is one of his lesser known works. Like most of his stories, this one has some really bizarre notions about science. This story features a lost land where evolution actually runs…er…backwards. [Read more…]

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