Edgar Rice Burroughs
ranks along with Jules Verne and H.G. Wells as one of the twentieth century’s outstanding adventure story writers. Enjoyed through the years by millions the world over, the adventures of Tarzan are now presented to a new generation of readers, taking man back to his jungle origins, pointing to man’s eternal struggle with his physical surroundings.
The return of Tarzan
In this second volume, Tarzan defeats forces of evil in Paris, but he quickly becomes disillusioned with ‘civilisation’ and returns to the African wilderness which bred him. Here he tangles with ferociuos beasts and blood-thirsty tribesmen and discovers the incredible city of Opar with its sacrificial altars and strange half-men – a deadly city to which Tarzan shall return again and again.