She plans to become rich by stealing gold from Opar so she forms a safari-like team of associates including a Tarzan look-alike as a way to infiltrate Opar and take the gold. ", This's a very exiting Tarzan adventure which I like so much. And the good guys come in all hues. After a search for a legendary city of diamonds, Tarzon races with his pet lion Jad-bal-ja to save Haws from being sacrificed to a lion-god. Tarzan, in his spare time, takes up the task of taming and training an orphaned lion. Drugged and helpless, he was delivered into the hands of the dreadful priests of Opar, last bastion of ancient Atlantis. La, High Priestess of the Flaming God, had saved him once again, driven by her hopeless love for the ape-man. One of his former servants is also trying to get gold from Opar, with a man who looks exactly like Tarzan (and causes Jane some temporary heartbreak because she thinks Tarzan abandons her. New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, . While he is gone his treacherous former maid, along with some very unsavory henchmen, attempts to do the same thing, based upon information she acquired while working in the Greystoke household. First few Tarzan books're always entertaining to read. Of course, this is a Ta. Otherwise, there is very little new to learn about the character. I forgot how fast these Tarzan stories wind down. love these books wish i could sit down and read in one sitting instead of pages at a time then fall asleep lol!! Jane is thought dead for a while, but not half as long as before, and is safe in the arms of Tarzan by the end of the book. Tarzan is my guilty pleasure. This book is entertaining but the racism gets out of control, even for a Tarzan novel. Really liked this book, amazing! Tarzan, in his spare time, takes up the task of taming and training an orphaned lion. Though he has thankfully gotten away from describing Lord Greystoke as a god-like figure of manly perfection in every chapter. Download Tarzan And The Golden Lion free in PDF & EPUB format. The Tarzan stories became more interesting to me this time because I realized that these were written at a time when pro-ceding the Origin of the Species. Tarzan falls into the hands of Oparians when he is drugged and falls unconscious (darn. So it's back to Opar to once again raid its spectacular treasure vaults. They plan another trip to Opar to replenish their gold. Now and again she would nose them with her muzzleas though she would awaken them from the long sleep that knows nowaking.At last, however, she abandoned her efforts, and now her whole savage heartwas filled with concern for the little male cub that remained to her. Only the strongest survived —the two daughters had died.Sabor had mourned, pacing to and fro beside the pitiful bits of bedraggledfur, whining moaning. Once again Jane manages to get herself kidnapped, Tarzan gets captured yet again. It's full of adventure and lot of close bare-hand combats with wild beasts. That waswhy Sabor was more alert than usual.Numa, the lion, was away. Welcome back. Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic John Carter, although he produced works in many genres. Start by marking “Tarzan and the Golden Lion (Tarzan, #9)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Tarzan finds all sorts of humanoid creatures as he travels, primarily, through the Congo. Two nights before he had made a kill anddragged it to their lair and last night he had fared forth again, but he hadnot returned. I have no idea where Meriem, Korak's wife, was, maybe in London. Maybe not always true in real life, but fun to read about. Otherwise, there is very little new to learn about the character. For while Wings went on to win awards, Tarzan and the Golden Lion went on to be pretty much forgotten. Thank goodness by this time La had married someone else, so while she was around for most of the book, he wasn't a nuisance. In this ninth book in the Tarzan series, Tarzan, Jane, and son Korak are returning home from their previous adventure (as told in the book, “Tarzan the Terrible”) and come across an orphan lion cub which Tarzan decides to take back home and train as a hunting companion. Tarzan and his family return to Africa to rebuild their devastated estate, but find his friends and allies the Waziri have already started the rebuilding process. Tarzan learns from the High Priestess, La, of a country north of Opar which is held in dread by the Oparians. She lay in the warm sunshine before the rocky cavernthat was her lair, stretched out upon her side with half closed eyes, yetSabor was alert. Download Edgar Rice Burroughs 's Tarzan And The Golden Lion for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile Published by Gateway/GOLLANCZ,UK (2014) ISBN 10: 0575129174 ISBN 13: 9780575129177. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Doppelgangers, lost civilizations, and a former lady's maid all have it out for him this time. Struggles all thru the story, and then wham, it be done. Extreme danger over which the hero prevails. The formula repeats and repeats. Tarzan escapes from so many almost-death scenarios, no wonder there's a later book called Tarzan the Invincible. It is peopled by a strange race of gorilla-men with the intelligence of humans and the strength of gorillas. Good young male reading. Grrrr). Tarzan, Jane and their son Jack head home after the adventures in Pal-ul-don recorded in the previous book to find their African estate restored but their fortune diminished due to the war. So. by Ballantine Books. Ahead lay a land where savage gorillas ruled over servile men. Read a couple of times. Burroughs starts to fall into the formulaic routine of his later Tarzan novels here. Sabor was thinking, as she half dozed, of Wappi, the plumpantelope, that her splendid mate might this very minute be draggingthrough the tangled jungle to her. Or perhaps it would be Pacco, the zebra,whose flesh was the best beloved of her kind—juicy, succulent Pacco.Sabor's mouth watered. Again, some evolutionary material, but it's pretty easy to ignore. But now she was betrayed and threatened by her people. Lots of battle action as their paths cross. There had been three of these little, fuzzy balls at first - twodaughters and a son—and Sabor and Numa, their sire, had been proud ofthem; proud and happy. All of the bad guys are not Africans, in fact the most evil of the bad guys are European. Tarzan finds and adopts an orphaned lion cub and trains him as a feline military animal. Clear division between the good guys and the bad guys, and they are not divided by color. And this's the book where we fist encounter Jad-bal-ja, the most fierce ally Tarzan ever had besides his Waziri friends. About two years pass and the lion grows strong and loyal but just wild enough to be able to kill on Tarzan’s command. The boys get separated from Tarzan in the middle of a fierce storm. Glad to say that the Tarzan of the 1970's with Russ Manning art moved us toward a more inclusive view. Also, over this time, Tarzan and Jane must re-build their African plantation after the Nazi’s destroyed it two. To create our... Tarzan had been betrayed. LibriVox recordings are Public Domain in the USA. One of them was James Pierce.He rejected a big role in Wings (1927) to become Tarzan, and that pretty much ruined his career because this was a mess of a production. Meanwhile, Flora Hawkes, a former maid in the Greystoke home in London has put together a plan based on stories she has heard from her employers. Accompanied by the faithful Jad-bal-ja, Tarzan invades the dread country in an attempt to win freedom for the hundreds of people held in slavery there... - Summary by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Ahead lay a land where savage gorillas ruled over servile men. And behind, Estaban Miranda - who looked exactly like Tarzan - plotted further treachery. [1-8] 1-333 [334: blank] [335-344: ads] [note: first leaf is a blank preceding half title leaf], four inserted plates with film stills, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in … Tarzan and his family r. Good clean adventure, taking into account the racist slant of Euro-society in the author's day. In this ninth book in the Tarzan series, Tarzan, Jane, and son Korak are returning home from their previous adventure (as told in the book, “Tarzan the Terrible”) and come across an orphan lion cub which Tarzan decides to take back home and train as a hunting companion. Tarzan finds all sorts of humanoid creatu. March 12th 1979 Another good one! Nothing really too gory by today's standards and of couse no sex. The book reflects where we were as a society with racism when it was written (1922). 9 books down, 17 to go! I love the Wiziri tribe who support Tarzan and his family. Tarzan introduces them to Jad-bal-ja, the Golden Lion, and takes them out into the jungle. To save her, Tarzan fled with her into the legendary Valley of.