• ADVENTURE

The Hollow Earth

The appeal of Edgar Rice Rice Burroughs's tales of a band of explorers inside a hollow Earth relies on the unique venue, on the hero's stalwart ingenuousness, and of course on the author's masterful, compelling plotting.  Pleasure reading at its purest, with an introduction by the Review's own Paul Di Filippo.

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