Review: Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan: The Mark of the Red Hyena

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan: The Mark of the Red Hyena
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan: The Mark of the Red Hyena by George S. Elrick
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

I know it’s only a Big Little Book, but this particular story was by far the worst written Tarzan adventure that I’ve ever read, and I’ve read them ALL and seen most of the films. Staid and boring, the bad guy is dealt with in the final chapter almost as an afterthought; it kind of seems like the author was expecting another chapter worth of the story to finish, and was forced to wrap things up way too quickly. Hell, even using the three pages devoted to advertising in the back might’ve improved this tale. Alas, we will never know…

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