Tarzan of the Apes

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New English Library, 1959 - Fiction - 223 pages
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Born of noble stock to parents marooned on the savage West African coast, the young lord Greystoke is orphaned in his first year of life. Named Tarzan by the great apes that raise him, he must learn the law of the jungle to survive. As he matures, his strength and agility develop to match those of the beasts that he is surrounded by, yet he realizes that he is different. He combines higher intelligence, superhuman strength and his jungle training to become the unconquerable Lord of the Jungle! But, when a group of civilized people invade his paradise, his life is changed forever, for with them is Jane. Jane is the first woman Tarzan has ever seen and he must have her as his own! How can this uncivilized ape-man hope to win her?

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Review: Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan #1)

User Review  - Vlad - Goodreads

Before delving into the review itself, it's important to note several relevant biographical details about Edgar Rice Burroughs. The guy was not a writer. At the age of 36, he was a life-time loser who ... Read full review

Review: Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan #1)

User Review  - Quentin Wallace - Goodreads

A true classic. Most people are at least a little familiar with this story so I won't get too deep into details. It's basically a jungle adventure telling the improbable tale of a human male being ... Read full review

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