Edgar Rice Burroughs


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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
September 01, 1875

Died
March 19, 1950

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Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.

Average rating: 3.83 · 251,526 ratings · 13,264 reviews · 1,278 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom...

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3.81 avg rating — 48,693 ratings — published 1912 — 1465 editions
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Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan,...

3.89 avg rating — 37,919 ratings — published 1912 — 1117 editions
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The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)

3.87 avg rating — 15,318 ratings — published 1913 — 543 editions
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The Warlord of Mars (Barsoo...

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3.86 avg rating — 12,381 ratings — published 1914 — 11 editions
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The Land That Time Forgot C...

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3.90 avg rating — 7,510 ratings — published 1918 — 94 editions
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The Return of Tarzan (Tarza...

3.82 avg rating — 8,191 ratings — published 1913 — 486 editions
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars (Barso...

3.75 avg rating — 7,986 ratings — published 1916 — 9 editions
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The Chessmen of Mars (Barso...

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3.83 avg rating — 6,831 ratings — published 1922 — 2 editions
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The Master Mind of Mars (Ba...

3.85 avg rating — 4,388 ratings — published 1927 — 101 editions
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The Beasts of Tarzan (Tarza...

3.76 avg rating — 4,928 ratings — published 1914 — 164 editions
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More books by Edgar Rice Burroughs…
A Princess of Mars The Gods of Mars The Warlord of Mars Thuvia, Maid of Mars The Chessmen of Mars The Master Mind of Mars A Fighting Man of Mars
(11 books)
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3.84 avg rating — 123,196 ratings

Tarzan of the Apes The Return of Tarzan The Beasts of Tarzan The Son of Tarzan Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar Jungle Tales of Tarzan Tarzan the Untamed
(26 books)
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3.83 avg rating — 85,609 ratings

The Land That Time Forgot The People That Time Forgot Out of Time's Abyss
(3 books)
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3.83 avg rating — 13,314 ratings

At the Earth's Core Pellucidar Tanar of Pellucidar Tarzan at the Earth's Core Back to the Stone Age Land of Terror Savage Pellucidar
(7 books)
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3.78 avg rating — 10,978 ratings

Pirates of Venus Lost on Venus Carson of Venus Escape on Venus The Wizard of Venus
(5 books)
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3.70 avg rating — 5,013 ratings

More series by Edgar Rice Burroughs…
“Am I alive and a reality, or am I but a dream?”
Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Return of Tarzan

“No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature.”
Edgar Rice Burroughs

“In one respect at least the Martians are a happy people, they have no lawyers.”
Edgar Rice Burroughs, A Princess of Mars

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