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The People that Time Forgot, by Edgar Rice Burroughs


Title: The People That Time Forgot

Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Chapter 1

I am forced to admit that even though I had traveled a long distance

to place Bowen Tyler’s manuscript in the hands of his father,

I was still a trifle skeptical as to its sincerity, since I could

not but recall that it had not been many years since Bowen had been

one of the most notorious practical jokers of his alma mater. The

truth was that as I sat in the Tyler library at Santa Monica I

commenced to feel a trifle foolish and to wish that I had merely

forwarded the manuscript by express instead of bearing it personally,

for I confess that I do not enjoy being laughed at. I have a

well-developed sense of humor–when the joke is not on me.

Mr. Tyler, Sr., was expected almost hourly. The last steamer in

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