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David Innes never became the popu lar character that Tarzan and John Carter (of Mars) did, perhaps because he was too bland; but Pellucidar became a popular setting, and Burroughs wrote a short (for him) series of novels in which the action takes place on Earth's inner world. Even Tarzan makes an appearance (Tarzan at the Earth's Core, 1930), showing off what a real action hero can do to Pellucidar's villains. Crucial to the success of the books is that Pellucidar remains a wonderful world for daydreams, where any reader could become a brave hero or heroine who wins the love of a beautiful or handsome, semiclad princess or prince.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
At the Earth's Core from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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