After serving in the Seventh Cavalry and a reserve militia during World War I, Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) wrote for pulp fiction magazines. His best-known book, Tarzan of the Apes, was the start of his longest and most successful series.
The action is set during World War I. While John Clayton, Lord Greystoke (Tarzan) is away from his plantation home in British East Africa, it is destroyed by invading German troops from Tanganyika. On his return he discovers among many burned bodies one t...[SEE MORE]