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!

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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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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.

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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 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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Pt. 2 Chapter VII – An Adventurous Day

Barney, wandering in the Old Forest, has encountered a woman pursued and dragged from her saddle by one of Blentz’s soldiers. He discovers it is Princess Emma – and he coldcocks the soldier.

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Pt. 2 Chapter VII – Barney to the Rescue

We last heard from Barney as he drove through Austria toward the Luthanian border in his stolen motorcar. Meanwhile, Princess Emma has escaped from a military escort sent to take her to Blentz. Riding though the forest, she is almost captured by a trooper – but saved by an unkempt and disheveled man who appears suddenly.

 

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Pt. 2 Chapter VI – A Trap Is Sprung

 Leopold of Lutha has been beguiled by the slick Austrian minister, Count Zellerndorf. The Count has convinced him to ally himself with Peter of Blentz. Meanwhile, Austrian troops violate Lutha’s neutrality and enter the country. Von der Tann, seeking to protest to his king, is turned away by Austrian troops.

 

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Pt. 2 Chapter V – The Traitor King

Barney has managed to kill an Austrian sentry and acquire his uniform. He makes his way to an Austrian army unit. There, he absconds with a motor car and starts driving south toward the border!

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Pt. 2 Chapter IV- A Race to Lutha

Barney has escaped death in front of the firing squad. But a party of soldiers passes near and hears the disturbance. They move to investigate, Barney only a few feet ahead of them. He finds a manhole, and drops into it!

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