Caprona (also known as Caspak) is a fictitious island in the literary universe of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Caspak Trilogy. Described as a land mass near Antarctica, Caprona was first reported by the (fictitious) Italian explorer Caproni in 1721, the location of which was subsequently lost. The island is ringed by high cliffs, making it inaccessible to all but the most intrepid explorers. Other stories in the series include The Land That Time Forgot, The People That Time Forgot, and Out of Time’s Abyss, each of which has been adapted to film.
Torpedoed by a German U-boat during World War I, a group of adventurers are marooned on Caprona, a hidden island suspended in time and inhabited by dinosaurs, cavemen, and scattered bands of human beings. Will the adventurers be able to escape?
Ex-cowboy Tom Billings leads a rescue mission to save Bowen Tyler, the protagonist of The Land That Time Forgot. In the midst of hair-raising adventures, he has more trouble keeping his own skin intact than in finding his friend.
In Caprona, the land that time forgot, creatures from the world’s savage past live on—dinosaurs, cavemen, and the last remnants of Bronze Age barbarians. But the claws and fangs and sharp-edged spears guard a terrible secret. Out of Time’s Abyss is the story of a man who dares to uncover that secret. Crossing the last terrible barrier to the heart of Caprona, he enters a world of wonder, terror, and danger beyond imagi…