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Master Of Adventure

(1965)
The Worlds Of Edgar Rice Burroughs
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So, just how was Tarzan created? Eager to know the inside story about the legendary John Carter and the amazing cities and peoples of Barsoom? Perhaps your taste is more suited to David Innes and the fantastic lost world at the Earth's core? Or maybe wrong-way Napier and the bizarre civilizations of cloud-enshrouded Venus are more to your liking? These pages contain all that you will ever want to know about the wondrous worlds and unforgettable characters penned by the master storyteller Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Richard A. Lupoff, the respected critic and writer who helped spark a Burroughs revival in the 1960s, reveals fascinating details about the stories written by the creator of Tarzan. Featured here are outlines of all of Burroughs's major novels, with descriptions of how they were each written and their respective sources of inspiration. This Bison Books edition includes a new foreword by fantasy writer Michael Moorcock, a new introduction by the author, a final chapter by Phillip R. Burger, as well as corrected text and an updated bibliography.

Richard A. Lupoff is a critic and an author of speculative fiction. Michael Moorcock is the author of the Elric saga and other works. Phillip R. Burger is a freelance writer, a consultant to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., and a contributor to the Bison Frontiers of Imagination series.

Genre: Science Fiction

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May 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)
Author(s): Richard A Lupoff
ISBN: 0-8032-8030-0 / 978-0-8032-8030-4 (USA edition)
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1965 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Edgar Rice Burroughs : Master of Adventure
Author(s): Richard A Lupoff
ISBN: 0-441-18772-2 / 978-0-441-18772-0 (USA edition)
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Title: Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure
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Title: Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure
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