Tarzan: Tarzan And The Lion Man: Adventure Tale of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan: Tarzan And The Lion Man: Adventure Tale of Tarzan

byEdgar Rice Burroughs

Kobo ebook | March 1, 2015

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Tarzan and the Lion Man is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the seventeenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Liberty from November 1933 through January 1935.

It is the closest thing to a pure comic novel in the Tarzan series, with Burroughs wildly satirizing Hollywood's treatment of the Tarzan character and even spoofing his own work. It was written at a time when Johnny Weissmuller was becoming a movie star by playing Tarzan as an illiterate character, to Burroughs' open displeasure.


Tarzan and his lion companion Jad-bal-ja discover a mad scientist with a city of talking gorillas. To create additional havoc, a Hollywood film crew sets out to shoot a Tarzan movie in Africa and brings along an actor who is an exact double of the apeman, but is his opposite in courage and determination.

Later, as John Clayton, Tarzan visits Hollywood to find himself in a screen test for a role in a Tarzan movie. He is deemed unsuitable for the lead role because he is "not the type."

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Title:Tarzan: Tarzan And The Lion Man: Adventure Tale of TarzanFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 1, 2015Publisher:Unsecretbooks.comLanguage:English

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