DEDICATION: "To Danton Burroughs for his
suggestions regarding the text
of this novel. Also, my heartfelt thanks to him for giving me
permission to write an original Tarzan novel. Thus, I've fulfilled a
To Edgar Rice Burroughs, the only begetter of Tarzan of the Apes, John
Carter of Barsoom, and David Innes of Pellucidar. Without ERB, my life
would have been much less rich and luminous.
My thanks also to Robert R. Barrett for his scholarly advice regarding
the text of this work. Also, for his discovery of a new great-ape
word—Umpa the caterpillar".
mate, Jane, has been kidnapped, and the furious ape-man will let
nothing stand in the way of rescuing her - not even a sinister safari
whose target is Tarzan himself. With fierce Masai trackers leading the
chase, a trio of white hunters is hell-bent on capturing the Jungle
Lord. But as his pursuers close in on their prey with uncanny accuracy,
Tarzan races toward even greater danger ahead.
For the trail leads to a bizarre, long-forgotten land boasting a
multitude of strange and terrifying mysteries: the City Built by God,
the Hideous Hunter, and, most shocking of all, the Crystal Tree of
Time—whose seductive powers could ultimately spell Tarzan's
New York, NY: Ballantine / Del Rey Books
not dated [= 10/1999] (2nd)
Second printing indicated in a row of numbers on the copyright page.
French: Le Cœur Noir du Temps
--: not mentioned [= Mangani ; Privately published]
trade paperback (20,5×14,5cm)
not dated [= 03/2015]
not priced [= € 85,00]
not credited [= Paul Renaud]
Printed on the copyright page and on the back cover is the following
statement: «Édition hors-commerce, réalisée
à titre privé», which translates as
«Non-commercial edition, privately published.»
German: Das dunkle
Herz der Zeit
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Band 9086
fogd el Tarzant!
trade paperback (19,5×11,5cm)
not credited [= unknown]