The Fantastic Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs

Readings of some of the greatest imaginative fiction ever written. Edgar Rice Burroughs, best known for his creation of Tarzan of the Apes, was a prolific author of what would come to be known as "science fiction" or "swords and sorcery." Accomplished film and TV actor David Stifel is your narrator and host. Join us for the adventures of a lifetime!

Episode 01 - The Mucker

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The Mad King Will Retire June 27, 2016

The Mad King will be retired from this site on June 27, 2016.  After that time, the first chapter may be heard here; the remainder will be available as an audiobook purchase at audible.com. Limited availability of these audiobooks gives me a chance to earn some money from their sales, allowing me to continue funding this podcast. Thanks for your support!

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What Is All This?

Audiobooks by master adventure and sci-fi writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, that's what! Tarzan of the Apes, John Carter of Mars, the world At the Earth's Core - and more! Your narrator is "That Burroughs Guy", film and TV actor David Stifel.

The audiobooks are divided into "episodes" of roughly half an hour apiece. You can listen to any episode directly from this site, or you can download to your computer, mp3 player, etc. A new episode for the current selection is released every weekend, usually Saturday night.

When a book is completed in the podcast, it remains available for three weeks after completion. After that, the first episode is presented here free of charge - the remaining episodes are available for purchase through audible.com or www.burroughsguy.com.

Edgar Rice Burroughs™, Tarzan™, and John Carter of Mars™ are trademarks owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

This website is not connected with and is not endorsed by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

The Current Selection is The Mad King

Available For Purchase:

The Outlaw of Torn

Beyond Thirty

The Monster Men

Tarzan #1 - Tarzan of the Apes

Tarzan #2 - The Return of Tarzan

Tarzan #3 - The Beasts of Tarzan

Tarzan #4 - The Son of Tarzan

Tarzan #5 - Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

Tarzan #6 - Jungle Tales of Tarzan

Tarzan #7 - Tarzan the Untamed

Tarzan #8 - Tarzan the Terrible

Mars #1 - A Princess of Mars

Mars #2 - The Gods of Mars

Mars #3 - The Warlord of Mars

Mars #4 - Thuvia Maid of Mars

Mars #5 - The Chessmen of Mars

Caspak #1 - The Land that Time Forgot

Caspak #2 - The People that Time Forgot

Caspak #3 - Out of Time's Abyss

Pellucidar #1 - At the Earth's Core

Pellucidar #2 - Pellucidar

 

 

 

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Pt. 2 Chapter XV – Maenck Blunders

Pt. 2 Chapter XVI - King of Lutha

 

Leopold has pulled a fast one. He switches clothes with the sleeping Barney and dressed as the king, returns to Lustadt. He presents Emma with a note, supposedly from Barney,  saying the real Leopold has died, and that they must marry immediately for the sake of the throne. The marriage is proceeding when Emma realizes from his wounded leg that the man she is about to marry is not Barney!

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Pt. 2 Chapter XIV – “The King’s Will is Law”

Barney has rescued Leopold from death by firing squad, though Peter and his minions have escaped. At Blentz, Barney has dictated his terms to Leopold, forcing him to sign two documents providing that Princess Emma may marry Barney, being relieved of her betrothal to Leopold.  Without switching clothes, the two fall asleep in the prison chamber at Blentz.

 

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Pt. 2 Chapter XIII -  The Two Kings

Leopold, imprisoned at Blentz and thought to be Barney, has been condemned to die at dawn. An attempt to negotiate for his life by the real Barney, masquerading as Leopold, has failed. Hearing his last hope riding away from the castle, Leopold is dragged to the courtyard to be shot.

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Pt. 2 – Chapter XII – Leopold Waits for Dawn

The Austrian army has been defeated by the Luthanian / Serbian coalition led by Barney, masquerading as Leopold. In revenge, Peter of Blentz has determined that Barney Custer (actually Leopold) will die at dawn.  The real Barney determines he must save him, and hence make his escape from Lutha with Emma.

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Pt. 2 Chapter XI – The Battle

Barney, now in Lustadt impersonating the King, has asked the Serbian minister for his country’s help in throwing the Austrian army out of Lutha. Next, he has delivered an ultimatum to Count Zellerndorf – remove the Austrian army from Luthanian soil!

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Pt. 2 Chapter X – A New King in Lutha

Barney has switched clothes and places with Leopold. Now pretending to be the king, he sneaks Princess Emma and himself out of Prince Peter’s castle and heads towards Lutha – via Blentz.

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Pt. 2 Chapter IX – The Capture

Barney and Princess Emma are escaping from Maenck and his minions. Using a stolen car, Barney and Emma stay just ahead of the pursuing horsemen.  Just as they about to get on a main highway and leave their pursuers in the dust, they run out of gas!

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