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The Beasts of Tarzan
By
Edgar Rice Burroughs
To Joan Burroughs
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
1 Kidnapped
2 Marooned
3 Beasts at Bay
4 Sheeta
5 Mugambi
6 A Hideous Crew
7 Betrayed
8 The Dance of Death
9 Chivalry or Villainy
10 The Swede
11 Tambudza
12 A Black Scoundrel
13 Escape
14 Alone in the Jungle
15 Down the Ugambi
16 In the Darkness of the Night
17 On the Deck of the "Kincaid"
18 Paulvitch Plots Revenge
19 The Last of the "Kincaid"
20 Jungle Island Again
21 The Law of the Jungle
Chapter 1
Kidnapped
"The entire affair is shrouded in mystery," said D'Arnot. "I have it
on the best of authority that neither the police nor the special agents
of the general staff have the faintest conception of how it was
accomplished. All they know, all that anyone knows, is that Nikolas
Rokoff has escaped."
John Clayton, Lord Greystoke--he who had been "Tarzan of the Apes"--sat
in silence in the apartments of his friend, Lieutenant Paul D'Arnot, in
Paris, gazing meditatively at the toe of his immaculate boot.
His mind revolved many memories, recalled by the escape of his
arch-enemy from the French military prison to which he had been
sentenced for life upon the testimony of the ape-man.
He thought of the lengths to which Rokoff had once gone to compass his
death, and he realized that what the man had already done would
doubtless be as nothing by comparison with what he would wish and plot
to do now that he was again free.
Tarzan had recently brought his wife and infant son to London to escape


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