Here is book one in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Caspak trilogy, which also includes The People That Time Forgot and Out of Time's Abyss. The crew of a lost submarine encounter an island filled with prehistoric flora and fauna. It's a classic ripping yarn and fast-paced adventure story and one of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ most enduringly popular tales.
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Yes to both. Burroughs, when he is at his peak wrote great adventure yarns. Holsopple's performance matched well with the material.
It seemed somewhat rushed. Perhaps it was always the authors intention to end things that way, but the last bit seemed like it was added at the last second to provide a better ending.
The performance does add a sense of urgency to the critical parts. As I stated earlier, he matches well with the material.
There was, and I did.
This is the start of ERB's Caspak trilogy (along with THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT and OUT OF TIME'S ABYSS). Personally, I found his Pellucidar series - which covered a lot of the same beats - to be better written. Recommended for Burroughs fans, but only as long as they know that this is not the authors best work.
- Richard S. Swol
Pretty short read