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 · 268,232 ratings · 14,506 reviews · 1,371 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom...

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3.81 avg rating — 52,329 ratings — published 1912 — 2754 editions
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Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan,...

3.90 avg rating — 39,878 ratings — published 1912 — 1916 editions
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The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)

3.89 avg rating — 17,473 ratings — published 1913 — 1012 editions
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The Warlord of Mars (Barsoo...

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3.86 avg rating — 12,998 ratings — published 1919 — 874 editions
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The Land That Time Forgot C...

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3.90 avg rating — 7,613 ratings — published 1918 — 93 editions
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The Return of Tarzan (Tarza...

3.82 avg rating — 8,750 ratings — published 1913 — 831 editions
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars (Barso...

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3.75 avg rating — 8,367 ratings — published 1916 — 817 editions
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The Chessmen of Mars (Barso...

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3.83 avg rating — 7,141 ratings — published 1922 — 263 editions
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The Beasts of Tarzan (Tarza...

3.77 avg rating — 5,261 ratings — published 1914 — 523 editions
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The Master Mind of Mars (Ba...

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3.85 avg rating — 4,565 ratings — published 1927 — 133 editions
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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 — 131,810 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
(25 books)
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3.83 avg rating — 90,407 ratings

The Land That Time Forgot The People That Time Forgot Out of Time's Abyss
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3.82 avg rating — 13,990 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
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3.79 avg rating — 11,638 ratings

The Moon Maid The Moon Men The Red Hawk
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3.70 avg rating — 1,739 ratings

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“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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