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Tarzan of the Apes : Barnes & Noble Classics - Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan of the Apes

Barnes & Noble Classics

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Maura Spiegel (Introduction by, NO)

Paperback Published: 1st April 2006
ISBN: 9781593082277
Number Of Pages: 266
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old

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In 1888 Lord and Lady Clayton sail from England to fill a military post in British West Africa and perish at the edge of a primeval forest. When their infant son is adopted by fanged "great anthropoid apes," he becomes one of the most legendary figures in all of literature-Tarzan of the Apes. Within the society of speechless primates, Tarzan wields his natural influence and becomes king. Self-educated by virtue of his parents' library, Tarzan discovers true civilization when he rescues aristocratic Jane Porter from the perils of his jungle. Their famous romance, which pits Tarzan's lifetime of savagery against Jane's genteel nature, has captivated audiences for nearly a century.
 
First published in 1914, Tarzan of the Apes is the first of several works by Edgar Rice Burroughs that delineate Tarzan's manifold and amazing feats. Despite his reputation as a pulp writer, Burroughs spins an exhilarating yarn detailing the laws of the jungle and the intricate dilemmas of the British gentry as he examines the struggle between heredity and environment.

ISBN: 9781593082277
ISBN-10: 1593082274
Series: Barnes & Noble Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 1st April 2006
Publisher: BARNES & NOBLE
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.25