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Viscount Greystoke will see you now.
One of the advantages of riding the subway to work is getting extra reading time. Coming home, though, I often have to stand for a good while before I can get a seat. As it is not comfortable wrangling the actual book I am reading at a given time while standing, I lift my trusty iTouch and am able to read a bit until the crowd thins. I save my hardcore reading for when I am sitting and can take notes. iTouch reading is of a different sort, at least it has b
Tarzan of the Apes was a pulp classic that spawned a slew of sequels, movies, radio and television shows and a community in California.
I was surprised, pleasantly by the style of writing, Edgar Rice Burroughs was a talented craftsman, and I am amazed at his ability to again and again draw the reader into a cliffhanger situation.
A good read.
Pulp fiction at its best.
I went in with low expectations and enjoyed it more than I thought I would. It’s pulp fiction, but it’s good pulp: a fun romp and so very very silly. Burroughs buys into all the prejudices of his time, but it’s tough to blame him for being merely mortal. Ignore it. He’s no worse than JM Barrie or Kipling.
I’ve shelved it under Fantasy, and that’s what it is. There may be no Middle Earth or magic, but a novel where a child brought up among apes learns to read without hum