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!

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 Mucker

Available For Purchase:

The Mad King

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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Chapter XII – The Fight in the Palace

Billy and Theriere have tracked Barbara to the village of Yoka. Trapped in Yoda Orimoto’s “palace”, Barbara cannot escape, and her actions have aroused the suspicions of the entire village. Theriere and Billy flip a coin to see who will make the first move on the rear of the palace. It is Billy!

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Chapter XI – The Village of Yoka

Barbara Harding, kidnapped by the minions of Oda Yorimoto, has managed to stab the daimio to death in his own dwelling. Outside the door to the room lie Oda’s wives and his followers.

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Chapter X – Barbara Captured by Head-Hunters

The Halfmoon has wrecked on an island. Unknown to the survivors, it is inhabited by descendants of Japanese Samurai interbred with the indigenous head-hunters. The shipwrecked survivors have broken into two camps, one loyal to Skipper Simms, the other to Theriere. While moving to set up a separate camp, Barbara Harding and her two escorting men have disappeared!

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Chapter IX – Oda Yorimoto

The Halfmoon has shipwrecked in an inlet to an island somewhere in the Pacific.  Barbara Harding is almost drowned in the wreck, but is rescued and brought to shore by none other than Billy Byrne!

 

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Chapter VIII – The Wreck of the “Halfmoon”

The Halfmoon has been crippled by a tremendous typhoon. Drifting off shore of an uncharted island, Billy witnesses as Barbara and Theiere exchange confidences and affection. Enraged, Billy watches as Theriere goes below, and he approaches Barbara.

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Chapter VII – The Typhoon

Tensions are mounting aboard the Halfmoon. Theriere has won over Barbara Harding’s confidence. Billy Byrne has earned her fear and utter loathing. As Barbara and Theriere converse, he sees a disturbing cloud to the southeast – a bad blow is coming.

 

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Chapter VI – The Mucker at Bay

Theriere has begun to gain the trust of Barbara Harding by revealing Larry Divine’s part in the kidnap plot to her.  Now on the deck of the Halfmoon, Barbara and Billy have encountered each other.  Barbara calls him coward twice – and Billy is about to respond with his fist. Theriere intervenes.

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Chapter V – Larry Divine Unmasked

The bilge rats of the Halfmoon have attacked the yacht Lotus at sea, kidnapping Barbara Harding. The yacht is stripped of all her hardware and left adrift in the Pacific.  Barbara, a prisoner on the Halfmoon, sees the door to her cell open, and in walks someone she recognizes!

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Chapter IV – Piracy

Something is afoot on the Halfmoon – and second officer Theriere has brought Billy in on it. Theriere speaks cryptically about a big play coming down, and he wants Billy’s aid in double crossing some of the participants. Billy agrees.

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