The Tarzan Series

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Tarzan of the Apes (The Tarzan Series 1) Publisher's Summary

"Tarzan of the Apes" is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in a series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All Story Magazine in October, 1912; the first book edition was published in 1914. The character was so popular that Burroughs continued the series into the 1940s with two dozen sequels.

The novel tells the story of John Clayton, born in the Western coastal jungles of equatorial Africa to a marooned couple from England, John and Alice (Rutherford) Clayton, Lord and Lady Greystoke. Adopted as an infant by the she ape Kala after his parents died (his father is killed by the savage king ape Kerchak), Clayton is named "Tarzan" ("White Skin" in the ape language) and raised in ignorance of his human heritage.
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  • Book 1

    • Tarzan of the Apes (The Tarzan Series 1)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Tarzan of the Apes" is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in a series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All Story Magazine in October, 1912; the first book edition was published in 1914. The character was so popular that Burroughs continued the series into the 1940s with two dozen sequels. The novel tells the story of John Clayton, born in the Western coastal jungles of equatorial Africa to a marooned couple from England.

    Regular price: $8.91

  • Book 2

    • The Return of Tarzan (The Tarzan Series 2)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Ralph Snelson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    "The Return of Tarzan" is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the second in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine New Story Magazine in the issues for June through December 1913; the first book edition was published in 1915 by A. C. McClurg.

    Regular price: $8.91

  • Book 3

    • The Beasts of Tarzan (The Tarzan Series 3)

    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: James Christopher
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    "The Beasts of Tarzan" is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the third in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. Originally serialized in All Story Cavalier magazine in 1914, the novel was first published in book form by A. C. McClurg in 1916.

    Regular price: $9.20