Tarzan of the Apes / Edgar Rice Burroughs

Title: Tarzan of the Apes 
Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Subjects: Fiction; Fantasy 

It is the first in a series of books about Tarzan. The story follows Tarzan's adventures, from his childhood being raised by apes in the jungle, his encounters with other humans and Western society. The book is followed by two dozen sequels. There are several important themes in the novel: the impact of heredity on behavior; racial superiority; civilization; sexuality; and escapism.


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