|Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Son of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs is a thrilling adventure novel that follows the coming-of-age of Jack Clayton, the son of the legendary Tarzan. Raised in the civilized world by his mother Jane, Jack yearns for the wild jungle life that his father once led.
When Jack is lured to Africa by his father's old enemy, Alexis Paulvitch, he is forced to flee into the jungle for his life. With the help of an ape named Akut, Jack learns to survive in the wilderness and adapts to his new life as a jungle boy.
As Jack grows to manhood, he earns the name Korak the Killer and befriends Meriem, an Arab waif rescued from a life of torment. Together, Korak and Meriem face the dangers of the jungle and the schemes of evil men, while also learning about their true identities and their place in the world.
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