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12%OFFBurroughs, Edgar Rice. Ed(S): Haslam, Jason - Tarzan of the Apes - 9780199542888 - V9780199542888
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Tarzan of the Apes

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Description for Tarzan of the Apes Paperback. First published in the pages of a pulp-fiction magazine, Tarzan of the Apes has gone on to become one of America's most enduring cultural icons. The story of an orphaned child growing up among the apes is here set within its historical and literary contexts, and appendices include readers' letters and selections from related narratives. Editor(s): Haslam, Jason. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 239.
Tarzan first came swinging through the jungle in the pages of a pulp-fiction magazine in 1912, and subsequently in the novel that went on to spawn numerous film and other adaptations. In its pages we find Tarzan's origins: how he is orphaned after his parents are marooned and killed on the coast of West Africa, and is adopted by an ape-mother. He grows up to become a model of physical strength and natural prowess, and eventually leader of his tribe. When he encounters a group of white Europeans, and rescues Jane Porter from a marauding ape, he ... Read more

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There's something about the way Burroughs tells stories that makes them great fun despite all the many ways he transgresses modern sensibilities.
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