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The Volcano Ogre

(A book in the Zarkon, Lord of the Unknown series)
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Little did Zarkon dream that on a tiny south sea paradise loomed an evil force that would challenge even his mighty powers and the courage and skills of the Omega men.

Then with shattering suddenness Zarkon and his team were thrown into the path of the hideous flaming figure that rose from the mouth of a living volcano to bring scorching death and boiling terror to mankind!

There was only one way for Zarkon to combat this satanic spectre from inner space. He had to descend into the monster's lair, and in that fiery inferno deep in the bowels of the Earth, Zarkon and his followers plunged into their most hair-raising adventure!

Lin Carter (1930-1988) was a noted American fantasy and science fiction author, anthologist, and critic who wrote over fifty novels, compiled over 25 anthologies, and authored multiple critical studies of the science fiction and fantasy genres. Best known for his Callisto and Thongor series of novels, Carter made a name for himself as a latter-day pulp author, imitating the successful adventure tale formulas made fashionable by earlier writers such as Edgar Rice Burroughs (Tarzan of the Apes; The Mars/Barsoom series), Robert E. Howard (Conan the Barbarian), and Lester Dent (Doc Savage). Carter helped to popularize fantasy and science fiction not just through his own stories, but by anthologizing and promoting the works of many authors who would eventually become famous and influential in their own right.

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Used availability for Lin Carter's The Volcano Ogre

Hardback Editions

June 1976 : USA Hardback

Title: The Volcano Ogre: Zarkon
Author(s): Lin Carter
ISBN: 0-385-08807-8 / 978-0-385-08807-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

December 1999 : USA Paperback

Title: The Volcano Ogre (Zarkon, Lord of the Unknown)
Author(s): Lin Carter
ISBN: 1-58715-059-X / 978-1-58715-059-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Borgo Press
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1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Volcano Ogre (ZARKON, Lord of the Unknown, and the Omega Crew)
Author(s): Lin Carter
ISBN: 0-445-04310-5 / 978-0-445-04310-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Popular Library
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: The Volcano Ogre (Zarkon, Lord of the Unknown Book 3)
Author(s): Lin Carter
Publisher: Thunderchild Publishing
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