At the Earth's Core
At the Earth's Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs appeared in serial format in 1914, the first in a series about the "hollow earth" world of Pellucidar. Burroughs, the "Prince of Pulp", never had much of a handle on scientific accuracy, but he never let it get in his way. This is the tale of friends David Innes and Abner Perry who use a massive drill to plow in the the core of the earth. There they find a land of strange humanoids, wild beasts, reptilian creatures and some enslaved humans. The only light available is from the radioactivity of the rock, which has somehow frozen time. Innes and Perry must face outlandish perils unknown to survive… and to win the heart of the beautiful leading lady.
The book is super entertaining old school sci-fi. It might be more enjoyable for the teenage set, since some of it seems comically inaccurate and out of date. But as with most Burroughs, you're guaranteed a fun, fast paced read. The Pellucidar series is another set of the author's work which is sure to please sci-fi fans, old and young alike.
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November 06, 2015
Good, a little short, but worth the read
March 30, 2015
Worth the read...
April 14, 2014
This book was a fantastic book. Had great detail and posture. Hope there is a second on.
December 10, 2013
August 06, 2013
Fantastic loved it, packed full of adventure. I recommend this and let your imagination go, well done. Wendy
May 30, 2013
Read this book in one sitting. Very well written and so imaginative!
February 27, 2013
Me and my friend realy like this book. The athur written a good book
February 14, 2013
So far i like this book you should read it t is truly a good book
January 03, 2013
Well written. Great book.
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August 21, 2012
Great read and imagination
August 05, 2012
One of the best books I have ever read. It's like a cross between the time machine and journey to the centre of the earth. Of you like adventure this book is a must.
June 17, 2012
This book was great and you should read it.
June 01, 2012
A fast read, but utterly ridiculous. The plot is largely a series of coincidences. Entertaining if you can suspend all disbelief.
May 25, 2012
This was a great book, probably the best book I have ever read! This book is so boss. Who likes anime? Come on tell me the truth. Do you like anime. I like your profile pic Ann. Rate it more Bihn Ly it deserves it.
April 04, 2012
An amazing book that I could not put down. Definitely recommend to those who like adventure.