He swings through the trees, kills beasts with his bare hands and dwells under the sky…just who is this wild man? Edgar Rice Burroughs’ impassioned tale of the noble savage begins with a boy, orphaned and alone in the wilds of Africa, who is taken into the care of the apes and raised as their own.
The mysterious recluse Mr Griffin wanders into town, keeping his whole body hidden and shutting himself away with his scientific equipment. So begins another incredible tour de force by the master of science fiction H.G. Wells. When the village is besieged by strange thefts by an uncatchable thief, the clues might lie with the odd-acting stranger.