Tarzanin paluu Seikkailukirja Afrikan aarniometsistä

By Edgar Rice Burroughs

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_joka on jälleenkin suuri viidakkojännityksen kirja. Tarzanin
vihamiehet ryöstävät pois hänen vaimonsa ja poikansa. Hän
seuraa heidän jälkiänsä Afrikan uumeniin, ja niinpä hän taaskin
on aarniometsän petojen parissa, syöksyen niin huimiin ja
hämmästyttäviin tapausjaksoihin, että lukija joutuu aivan lumouksen

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