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 · 252,843 ratings · 13,357 reviews · 1,340 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom...

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3.81 avg rating — 48,949 ratings — published 1912 — 18 editions
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Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan,...

3.90 avg rating — 38,094 ratings — published 1912 — 1177 editions
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The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)

3.87 avg rating — 15,395 ratings — published 1913 — 11 editions
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The Warlord of Mars (Barsoo...

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3.86 avg rating — 12,435 ratings — published 1914 — 570 editions
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The Land That Time Forgot C...

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3.90 avg rating — 7,518 ratings — published 1918 — 94 editions
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The Return of Tarzan (Tarza...

3.82 avg rating — 8,258 ratings — published 1913 — 495 editions
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars (Barso...

3.75 avg rating — 8,023 ratings — published 1916 — 435 editions
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The Chessmen of Mars (Barso...

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3.83 avg rating — 6,860 ratings — published 1922 — 452 editions
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The Master Mind of Mars (Ba...

3.85 avg rating — 4,404 ratings — published 1927 — 103 editions
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The Beasts of Tarzan (Tarza...

3.76 avg rating — 4,964 ratings — published 1914 — 409 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 — 123,767 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 — 86,104 ratings

The Land That Time Forgot The People That Time Forgot Out of Time's Abyss
(3 books)
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3.82 avg rating — 13,401 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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3.78 avg rating — 11,037 ratings

Pirates of Venus Lost on Venus Carson of Venus Escape on Venus The Wizard of Venus
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3.70 avg rating — 5,042 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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