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 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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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 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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Pt. 2 Chapter III – Before the Firing Squad

Barney, while escaping capture by Peter of Blentz and Maenck, has mistakenly been taken in by the mistress of a notorious Serbian spy. She locks him in the attic upon discovering her mistake, and turns him over to the Austrian military for execution!

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Pt. 2 Chapter II – Condemned to Death

Barney Custer, responding to an attempt on his life by Maenck, has returned to Europe of early World War I. He overhears his old adversaries, Peter of Blentz and Maenck, plotting with Count Zellerndorf of Austria against the throne of Lutha, and his old friend, Prince Ludwig Von der Tann!

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Chapter XII – The Gratitude of a King

Leopold has been found and rescued by Barney and Butzow. The coronation of Peter of Blentz is just about to take place when a trooper of the Royal Horse enters the cathedral to announce that Leopold of Lutha is coming!

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