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Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1) Tarzan of the Apes was a pulp classic that spawned a slew of sequels, movies, radio and television shows and a community in California I was surprised, pleasantly by the style of writing, Edgar Rice Burroughs was a Here the fountainhead the story buried below a myriad adaptations E R Burroughs s dream did come true after all his Tarzan spun off into countless later tales films heck, even Broadway musicals Read this scant but brutal adventure tale with its due respect, for it includes examples of poetic and natural justice often tableaux with two male warrior bodies battling it out always a spectacle to behold cannibalism animal eroticism killer savage ho Pulp fiction at its best I went in with low expectations and enjoyed itthan I thought I would It s pulp fiction, but it s good pulp a fun romp and so very very silly Burroughs buys into all the prejudices of his time, but it s tough to blame him for being merely mortal Ignore it He s no worse than JM Barrie or Kipling I ve shelved it under Fantasy, and that s what it is There may be no Middle Earth or magic, but a novel where a child brought up among apes learns to read without hum Pulp fiction at its best I went in with low expectations and enjoyed itthan I thought I would It s pulp fiction, but it s good pulp a fun romp and so very very silly Burroughs buys into all the prejudices of his time, but it s tough to blame him for being merely mortal Ignore it He s no worse than JM Barrie or Kipling I ve shelved it under Fantasy, and that s what it is There may be no Middle Earth or magic, but Remember this I liked that movie when I was younger Being the bookworm I am, as soon as I found out it was based in a book, I wanted to read it, thinking what I m sure most of us think when a book has movies Surely it is better And since the movie I knew is Disney s, then my second thought was It s gonna be hella different to the movie, and maybe even a childhood ruiner.Only the second of my thoughts was right Because Tarzan of the Apes is almost like an ode to insta love and, above al Remember this I liked that movie when I was younger Being the bookworm I am, as soon as I found out it was based in a book, I wanted Ah, how to begin Tarzan raised me from a little boy and helped me become a man After the Bobsey Twins, Hardy Boys, and, yes, Nancy Drew, I admit, came Tarzan, Return of Tarzan, Beasts of Tarzan, Son of Tarzan, Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, yes 24 in all, and then the Mars series, and Moon, and Venus, and Pellucidar, I own over 65 Edgar Rice Burroughs books, but Tarzan was an inspriation to me, so I have to give the credit to this book, despite its flaws, for many happy hours of reading Ah, how to begin Tarzan raised me from a little boy and helped me become a man After the Bobsey Twins, Hardy Boys, and, yes, Nancy Drew, I admit, came Tarzan, Return of Tarzan, Beasts of Tarzan, Son of Tarzan, Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, ye I must say, I was expectingfrom this book It takes inspiration from a wide array of very good adventure novels, but manages to bebigoted than the colonial literature that inspired it and less factual and forward looking than books written thirty years before.One of the major inspirations is H Rider Haggar In 1888 Lord And Lady Clayton Sail From England But To West Africa And Perish On A Remote Island When Their Infant Son Is Adopted By Fanged, Great Anthropoid Apes, He Is Tarzan Of The Apes His Intelligence And Caring Mother Raise Him To Be King Self Educated By His Parents Library, Tarzan Rescues Genteel Jane Porter From The Perils Of His Jungle. I feel like I ve been waiting for a book like this my entire life, and here it was all this time, published long before I was even born.Is the light cast upon race and gender in this novel wrong and inappropriate Most definitely However, I read this book ignoring these things, not out of ignorance as the word would imply, but with an acceptance of the flaws, and deciding instead to fall in love with the adventure and the horrible violence of Tarzan s growing up in the jungle I didn t read thi I feel like I ve been waiting for a book like this my entire life, and here it was all this time, published long before I was even born.Is the light cast upon race and gender in this novel wrong and inappropriate Most definitely However, I read this book ignoring these things, not out of ignorance as the word would imply, but with an acceptance of the flaws, and deciding instead to fall in love with the adventure and the horrible violence of Tarzan s growing up in the jungle I didn t read this looking for a realistic survival study on apes and men either I was not expecting the gritty and gruesome nature of the story, as my only experience of Tarzan prior to read An extremely racist book with a premise based on eugenics Not how you remember the Disney version Tarzan is all strong and intelligent and special and amazing Why Because he has the genetics of a well bred, white, European, aristocrat Oh, and the whole thing about encountering other humans for the first time He s seen humans around before, but, you know, they were Africans they re primitive and stupid and clearly don t count But other white people revelation of revelations You re sma An extremely racist book with a premise based on eugenics Not how you remember the Disney version Tarzan is all strong and intelligent and special and amazing Why Because he has the genetics of a well bred, white, European, aristocrat Oh, and the whole thing about encountering other humans for the first time He s seen humans around before, but, you know, they were Africans they re primitive and stupid and clearly don t count But other white people revelation of revelations You re smart and sophisticated and use tools like me Unlike those other people who clearly must be some other lower species or something Just imagine that Phil Collins song in your head Yeah, I m glad they left those parts out of the movie too.Is it an interesting work of pulp fiction that says something about its time period and the exploration of certain ideas Yes, of course, but that c Things I love 1 Tarzan puts both a lion and a gorilla in a full nelson 2 Tarzan taught himself to read From a dictionary 3 He dug up pirates treasure even though he didn t see any purpose for it, just because he didn t like them 4 Tarzan learned French in about two weeks from a wounded French soldier Things I don t love 1 Tarzan grew up shaving with a knife Even though he had never seen a human until grown, he knew it was unseemly to have hair on one s face like an ape 2 When he co Things I love 1 Tarzan puts both a lion and a gorilla in a full nelson 2 Tarzan taught himself to read From a dictionary 3 He dug up pirates treasure even though he didn t see any purpose for it, just because he didn t like them 4 Tarzan learned French in about two weeks from a wounded French soldier T


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About the Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs

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.