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The Son of Tarzan (Tarzan #4)

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In this sequel to The Beasts of Tarzan, the Lord of the Apes' old nemesis, Alexis Paulvitch, lures Tarzan's son, Jack, to Africa, where he plans to kill him. His plan is foiled when Jack escapes with the help of Akut, the great ape. The pair flee to the jungle where Tarzan was raised a generation earlier, and Jack establishes his own reputation among the apes as Korak the ...more
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Published February 1st 2009 by Tantor Audio (first published 1916)
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Henry Avila
Opening scene: A small boat, is floating leisurely .On a stream in West Africa.The crew, in the vessel on the Ugambi River.Are tired, after struggling going up.They can relax, coming down. And letting the current take them. To their ship. The Marjorie W,anchored on the nearby,coast. Of the Atlantic Ocean.They were seeking valuable products. In the area.You can imagine. How startled the seamen are. Seeing a white man, emerging from the jungle.More skeleton than flesh and blood.Alexis Paulvitch, i ...more
Quentin Wallace
This one was a mixed bag. All of the Tarzan books require some suspension of disbelief, but this one kept pushing it. I have a feeling if a child was really tossed into the jungle, they would more than likely die pretty quickly. In these books, they instead learn how to talk with all of the animals and move through the trees like a monkey and fight like the greatest warriors on Earth. I didn't have as much of a problem with it in the first book, but then to have a repeat of it kinda stretches th ...more
East Bay J
Jul 28, 2008 East Bay J rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The fourth installment in Burrough’s Tarzan series finds young Jack Greystoke in the jungles of Africa via an attempt to return his father’s friend, Akut the ape, to his homeland. I’d say it’s every bit as good as its predecessors, even if the story has a remarkable resemblance to Tarzan Of The Apes. Burroughs has well perfected keeping an action yarn exciting and gripping and revels in descriptions of man, beast and nature. His theories on the hereditary nature of savagery are interesting and t ...more
Kristen Thorley
MY Favorite, more than the first, I think because of the little jungle man and the fact that there is a little jungle woman
Dave
Aug 15, 2011 Dave rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As with the previous books in the series, “The Son of Tarzan” by Edgar Rice Burroughs is an improvement over the installments which came before. Originally published as a 6-part serial between December 4th, 1915 and January 8th, 1916, “The Son of Tarzan” introduces Tarzan’s son Jack (a.k.a. Korak) as a major character, as well as his wife Meriem.

The improvements are obvious over the earlier books, the plot is less transparent and more involved, and the dangers facing our heroes are a wider vari
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