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Richard Connell

The Most Dangerous Game

“The Most Dangerous Game” features as its main character a big-game hunter from New York, who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat.

The story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were fashionable among wealthy Americans in the 1920s.
28 printed pages
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  • menkovhas quoted3 years ago
    "Ivan is an incredibly strong fellow," remarked the general, "but he has the misfortune to be deaf and dumb. A simple fellow, but, I'm afraid, like all his race, a bit of a savage."

    "Is he Russian?"

    "He is a Cossack," said the general, and his smile showed red lips and pointed teeth. "So am I."
  • menkovhas quoted3 years ago
    his thick eyebrows and pointed military mustache were as black as the night from which Rainsford had come.
  • nataliabakhmutovahas quoted4 years ago
    only by the merest chance

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