Out of Time's Abyss

Out of Time's Abyss

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Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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1918

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Out of Time's Abyss

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A classic "Lost World" tale.

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en," suggested Sinclair. James and Tippet laughed, and then a hideous growl broke from a dense thicket ahead and diverted their attention to other matters.

"One of them behemoths of 'Oly Writ," muttered Tippet as they came to a halt and with guns ready awaited the almost inevitable charge.

"Hungry lot o' beggars, these," said Bradley; "always trying to eat everything they see."

For a moment no further sound came from the thicket. "He may be feeding now," suggested Bradley. "We'll try to go around him. Can't waste ammunition. Won't last forever. Follow me." And he set off at right angles to their former course, hoping to avert a charge. They had taken a dozen steps, perhaps, when the thicket moved to the advance of the thing within it, the leafy branches parted, and the hideous head of a gigantic bear emerged.

"Pick your trees," whispered Bradley. "Can't waste ammunition."

The men looked about them. The bear took a couple of steps forward, still growling menacingly. He was ex

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An ancient "adventure style" story. There is no driving force behind the plot - it is merely a series of events and mini-objectives. It's probably the best it can be within this framework, but woefully short of being a good story.
Not as good as the first book in the series (The Land that Time Forgot) but still a very enjoyable experience. The weakest book in the "Caspak" series, but still had some pretty interesting situations.
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