Tarzan is his travels comes upon another lost civilization the land of Onthat. It’s another civilization of white people of unknown origin. It is like most of these civilizations divided into two warring cities. Athne is the city of ivory and uses trained elephants. Cathne is the city of gold and uses trained lions.
Tarzan is captured by Cathne and brought before the queen Nemone. She is a very beautiful but cruel monarch. She develops an obsession with Tarzan and wants to make him her king. Tarzan has no interest in Nemone which enrages her. So begins Tarzans adventures in the city of gold. Gladiator fights, assassination attempts and the Byzantine conspiracies that abound in the city. It all comes to a conclusion that liberates the city for Nemone’s tyranny.
The sixteenth book in the series is another classic. Nemone is an excellent opponent for Tarzan. The story is interesting and fast paced. The civilization provides a fascinating background full of action and intrigue.
This is another great book in the series.