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A Princess of Mars
A western set on the planet Mars. A man endures a constant struggle for survival and in the process finds love and saves a planet....
Outlaw of Torn
Boy is raised as an outlaw bandit, but in reality is next in line for the thrown. He is raised by a confidant in secret where he eventually leads this rogue life. It is finally revealed by an official of the thrown who he really is. Very well written. I consider this one of ERB's best!...
Tarzan and the Foreign Legion
As a Colonel in the RAF, Tarzan ("John Clayton") joins a reconnaisance flight in an American WWII bomber. The crew has mixed feelings about being joined by a Brit. The plane is shot down over Japanese-controlled Sumatra. The eyes of the doubters are opened as Tarzan's exploits are seen. Very clever, humorous dialog, excellent plot in a truly historical setting, WWII Malaysia. Highly enjoyable read....
Tarzan of the Apes (Science Fiction)
The son of an English lord is raised by African apes. He grows to manhood, triumphing over all odds to seek his place among humankind. High adventure, briskly told....

Burroughs booklist

Tarzan of the Apes (Science Fiction)
This is the Origin of the legendary hero known as Tarzan. The novel tells the events of his birth, teenage years and how he came to learn who he really was. ...
The Gods of Mars
In this sequel to 'A Princess of Mars', Captain John Carter is again transported to Mars, where he is reunited with Tars Tarkas, of the warlike Green Martians, on a pilgrimage to the sacred river Iss. In the Mountains of Otz they encounter Thuvia, a slave of the Holy Therns, cruel guardians of the Valley Dor. Under cover of a pirate attack Carter escapes alone in an air ship, but is captured by pirates and taken to an underground world and the Temple ...
The Land That Time Forgot
Bowen Tyler Jr. is the son of a shipbuilding tycoon caught in the middle of the First World War. Accompanying him is his dog Nobs and a mysterious woman. After capturing a German U-boat with a crew from Britain, Bowen tries to take the ship back to England. However, instead of travelling to England, Bowen and the crew ended up travelling to the dreaded island of Caspak, where they discover a large population of dinosaurs and other unknown creatures....
The Monster Men
Scientist creates life which becomes monsters on a remote island. Similiar plot to Wells' Island of Dr. Moreau. Lots of action and chases....
The Moon Men
This book consists of two books: The Moon Maid and The Moon Men. The first story concerns the discovery of the aliens on the moon and battles with them and escape back to the earth. The second story is about the aliens conquering Earth and the revolution to unseat them after several hundred years of occupancy, suffering and slavery....


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