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!

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. New episodes for the current selection are released every Wednesday and Saturday night.

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The Current Selection is Tarzan #5 - Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

Available for purchase

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 #6 - Jungle Tales of Tarzan

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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Chapter XXII – Tarzan Recovers his Reason

Tarzan has just witnessed the final duel between Achmet Zek and Werper. Zek has retrieved the pouch of what he thinks are the jewels, and discovers to his dismay it contains only river pebbles. Attempting to leave the scene, he is shot by Werper and expires.  Tarzan investigates the scene, wanting to recover his “pretty pebbles.”

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 8:25 AM

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Chapter XXI – The Flight to the Jungle

Jane Clayton has been recaptured – this time by Mohammed Beyd, who covets her. Werper, masquerading in the camp as an ally of the Arabs, also lusts after the beautiful woman. At night, Jane’s tent lying between those of Werper and Mohammed Beyd’s, someone dismisses the two sentries guarding Jane, and enters her tent.

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 1:08 AM

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Chapter XX – Jane Clayton Again a Prisoner

Jane has been rescued from Taglat by the intervention of Numa, the lion. Now alone and wandering in the jungle, she observes the final duel between Werper (whom she knows as M. Jules Frecoult)  and Achmet Zek. Upon Werper’s victory over the Arab, she joyously rushes to the side of the Belgian, thinking him a friend!

 

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 8:21 AM

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Chapter XIX – Jane and the Beasts of the Jungle

Mugambi – remember Mugambi? – has escaped capture from the camp of Abdul Mourak. Meanwhile, Jane Clayton has been captured by the lust-crazed ape Taglat.  Now safely far from the camp of Achmet Zek, Taglat deposits Jane on the jungle floor to attempt to free her from her bonds. Numa watches.

 

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 9:24 AM

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Chapter XVIII – The Fight for the Treasure

Jane Clayton has been abducted by Taglat, the ape. Tarzan is searching for them. Meanwhile, the buried gold ingots buried back at Tarzan’s ruined estate wait to be uncovered – and Werper is leading the band of Abyssinians and Abdul Mourak there.

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 9:46 AM

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Chapter XVII – The Deadly Peril of Jane Clayton

Werper has been captured by the Abyssinian Abdul Mourak, who is a sworn enemy of Achmet Zek.  Tarzan has returned to the great apes – and with two of them, Chulk and Taglat, he goes to the village of Achmet Zek to search for his pretty pebbles and the unknown she - whose scent has provoked a strong reaction in the ape-man.

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 11:45 PM

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Chapter XVI – Tarzan Again Leads the Mangani

Achmet Zek has accidentally seen Werper examining his pouch of jewels stolen from Tarzan.  Planning to kill his disloyal lieutenant, he creeps into Werper’s tent to knife him in his sleep – only to discover that Werper has fled the camp.  Achmet Zek now give chase.

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 10:59 AM

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Chapter XV – The Flight of Werper

Werper, the murderous Belgian, has retraced his steps back to Achmet Zek’s camp. Though he has told Zek of the hoard of gold bars buried near Tarzan’s estate by the faithful Waziri, the pouch of jewels stolen from Tarzan he has kept to himself – until Zek catches him in his tent fondling the gems.  Knowing his life is now in danger, Werper stuffs his bed to look like he is in it – and slips out a slit he cuts in the back of the tent.

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 10:10 AM

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Chapter XIV – A Priestess but yet a Woman

About to be burned alive by La and the fifty frightful warriors, Tarzan has summoned Tantor the elephant to his rescue.  Only Tantor is in the madness of must and attacks everything in his path, especially Tarzan and La.

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Category:Jewels of Opar -- posted at: 11:26 PM