At the earth's core Free Science Fiction Novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1914)

At the earth's core Free PDF Science Fiction Novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1914)
At the earth's core Free PDF


More than a quarter-century after his death, Edgar Rice Burroughs is still recognized as one of the world's most popular science fiction authors. His Tarzan and John Carter of Mars editions have sold millions of copies around the globe, and his restless imagination has swept excited readers from the moon to Venus and out to the edge of the galaxy. But one of ERB's most unusual and intriguing locales is right here on Earth — in the lost underground land of Pellucidar, a forbidding prehistoric world that forms the background for

AT THE EARTH'S CORE. The excitement began shortly after Dr. Abner Perry built "The Iron Mole," a huge rocket-powered burrowing machine designed to pierce the earth's crust and explore the secrets deep beneath the surface. Along with David Innes, the handsome young backer of the project. Perry set the giant machine in motion for a test bore . . . only something went very wrong. Totally out

Excerpt:

In the first place please bear in mind that I do not expect you to believe this story. Nor could you wonder had you witnessed a recent experience of mine when, in the armor of blissful and stupendous ignorance, I gaily narrated the gist of it to a Fellow of the Royal Geological Society on the occasion of my last trip to London. You would surely have thought that I had been detected in no less a heinous crime than the purloining of the Crown Jewels from the Tower, or putting poison in the coffee of His Majesty the King. The erudite gentleman in whom I confided congealed before I was halfway through!— it is all that saved him from exploding— and my dreams of an Honorary Fellowship, gold medals, and a niche in the Hall of Fame faded into the thin, cold air of his arctic atmosphere.

Contents oF book:

CHAPTER PROLOG 1 I TOWARD THE ETERNAL FIRES 3 II A STRANGE WORLD 13 III A CHANGE OF MASTERS 24 IV DIAN THE BEAUTIFUL 33 V SLAVES 44 VI THE BEGINNING OF HORROR 53 VII FREEDOM 60 VIII THE MAHAR TEMPLE 67 IX THE FACE OF DEATH 81 X PHUTRA AGAIN 89 XI FOUR DEAD MAHARS 102 XII PURSUIT 109 XIII THE SLY ONE 114 XIV THE GARDEN OF EDEN 120 XV BACK TO EARTH 141

Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publication Date: 1914


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