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Literature: Pellucidar
aka: At The Earths Core
Pellucidar is a series of seven novels written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, written and taking place in the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s. In this verse, the Earth is hollow and there is another world on the inside, called Pellucidar, inhabited by dinosaurs and others monsters as well as primitive humans.

The complete series is composed of the following novels:

  • At the Earth's Core. Published in serial form in April, 1914. Book form published in July, 1922.
  • Pellucidar. Published in serial form in May, 1915. Book form published in September, 1923.
  • Tanar of Pellucidar. Published in serial form from March to August, 1929. Book form published in May, 1930.
  • Tarzan at the Earth's Core. Published in serial form from September, 1929 to March, 1930. Book form published in November, 1930.
  • Back to the Stone Age. Published in serial form from January to February, 1937. Book form published in September, 1937.
  • Land of Terror. First published in 1944. Unusually the book was its original form.
  • Savage Pellucidar. Collects four Pellucidar short stories. Three from 1941 and 1942, and one previously unpublished story. The collection was first published in 1962.

Several pastiche novels followed.

A loose film adaptation of At the Earth's Core was made in 1976 by Amicus Productions.

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alternative title(s): Pellucidar; At The Earths Core
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