The Lad and the Lion Author:Edgar Rice Burroughs In THE LAD AND THE LION, Edgar Rice Burroughs has re-turned to a theme that catapulted his name to fame when he wrote "Tarzan of the Apes." For here is the story of a youth -- actually a deposed king -- whose life is preserved by a miracle and who grows up on a derelict ship in companionship with a young lion. — Eventually the winds and... more » currents deposit the strange pair on the coast of Africa, and the youth learns the lessons of the wild, helped by his closest friend and protector, the giant, black-maned lion.
The book is filled with the loyalty and staunch friendship of beasts -- and with the treachery of man. It has all the thrills and adventure and suspense that have made fans of millions of Edgar Rice Burroughs readers.« less