The Land That Time Forgot
Publisher: Mint Editions
The Land that Time Forgot follows the narrative of Bowen Tyler, who is among the few who survived after their ship sank while heading for a battle during World War Ⅰ. Accompanied by Lys La Rue, the only woman on the ship, and a loyal dog, Bowen is rescued by a British ship. However, their relief does not last long after they discover that a German spy is aboard and has been sabotaging the vessel and crew. Forced to drop their anchor at a mysterious island, the group makes their way to shore, united only by their will to survive. After finding a corpse close to the shore, the group are disheartened, but have nowhere else to go. As the group explore part of the island and make a camp, they notice the prehistoric fauna, flora, and exotic species that surround them, uncovering a great threat to their survival. While a war rages on in the world around them, this group of diverse nationalities must reconcile and work with one another in order to survive the mysterious and isolated island.
Inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Jules Verne, The Land that Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs is a high adventure, pulp fiction fantasy with elements of romance. Featuring topics of evolution, war, and human nature, The Land that Time Forgot is an intriguing adventure with sequences of action, romance, and mystery. First published in 1924, this imaginative work has remained to be a fun read, and has inspired both film and comic adaptations.
This edition of The Land that Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs features a new, eye-catching cover design and is printed in an easy-to-read font. With these accommodations, The Land that Time Forgot caters to a modern audience while preserving the original wonder and adventure of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ work.