Author(s): Edgar Rice Burroughs
This volume contains 'Tarzan of the Apes', 'The Return of Tarzan', 'The Beasts of Tarzan', 'The Son of Tarzan', 'Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar' and 'Jungle Tales of Tarzan' Abandoned to his fate when his English parents die in the African jungle, a baby boy is rescued and reared by a loving ape foster mother. Conquering the savage laws of the wilderness, Tarzan grows into a mighty warrior and becomes leader of his tribe of apes until he encounters, for the first time, his own kind - humans. An expedition of white treasure hunters has entered his jungle kingdom, accompanied by the beautiful Jane Porter. Tarzan's primitive heart is struck and he determines to become civilized in order to win her. But will the charms of this charming and cultured young woman overcome when the spirit of his wild nature beckons?
"Tarzan of the Apes and other stories" is a beautifully produced omnibus of the first six Tarzan novels, in the style of Gollancz's COMPLETE CHRONICLES OF CONAN and H P Lovecraft collections.
Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875 - 1950) was born in Chicago, the son of a Civil War veteran. A prolific writer for the early pulp magazines, he is best remembered as the creator of Tarzan and for his Martian tales featuring John Carter.