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Kuego came out of the darkness, a high screaming sound, the sound of an animal in an extremity of anguish and terror. Three hundred yards from his hiding place he stopped where a huge dead tree leaned precariously on a smaller, living one.

There was a medieval magnificence about it; it suggested a baronial hall of feudal times with its oaken panels, its high ceiling, its vast refectory tables where twoscore men could sit down to eat.

But I think I can show you that your scruples are quite ill founded. The general could follow a trail through the woods at night; pelligroso could follow an extremely difficult trail; he must have uncanny powers; only by the merest chance had the Cossack failed to see his quarry. His eyes made out the shadowy outlines of a palatial chateau; it was set on a high bluff, and on three sides of it cliffs connnell down to where the sea licked greedy lips in the shadows.

The Most Dangerous Game

To Rainsford’s questioning glance the general said, ” Ennui By peligrlso our website you agree to our use of cookies. The general smiled the quiet smile of one who has faced an obstacle and surmounted it with success. Activities for this list: Connell tuvo el mismo exito como periodista y guionista.


Bleak darkness was blacking out the sea and jungle when Rainsford sighted the lights. Some wounded thing–by the evidence, a large animal–had thrashed about in the underbrush; the jungle weeds were crushed down and conhell moss was lacerated ; one patch of weeds was stained crimson.

After a shipwreck, Rainsford rkchard he’s safe when he washes ashore a mysterious island — but once he meets the eccentric General Zaroff, he realizes his problems have just begun. The story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were fashionable among wealthy Americans in the s. I think I may say, in all modestythat I have done a rare thing.

He flattened himself down on the limb and, through a tichard of leaves almost as thick as tapestryhe watched.

Fue nominado a un Oscar a la mejor historia original de de Juan Nadie. Even so zealous a hunter as General Zaroff could not trace him there, he told himself; only the devil himself could follow that complicated trail through the jungle after dark.

He filled Rainsford’s glass with venerable Chablis from a dusty bottle.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Book ratings by Goodreads. Description “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.

He had high cheekbones, a sharpcut nose, a spare, dark face–the face of a man used to giving orders, the face of an aristocrat. Whether you’re a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The lights from the windows sent ujego flickering illumination that made grotesque patterns on peeligroso courtyard below, and Rainsford could see moving about there a dozen or so huge black shapes; as they turned toward him, their eyes glittered greenly.


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Sign up, it’s free! He saw no sign of a trail through the closely knit web of weeds and trees; it was easier to go along the shore, and Rainsford floundered along by the water. The Best Books of Assign this list Print this list Copy this list le Then he straightened up and took from his case one of his black cigarettes; its pungent incenselike smoke floated up to Rainsford’s nostrils. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

The Most Dangerous Game

His eyes made out the shadowy outlines of a palatial chateau; it was set on a high bluffand on three sides of it cliffs dived down to where the sea licked greedy lips in the shadows. There was no sound in the night as Rainsford sat there but the muffled throb of the engine that drove the yacht swiftly through the darkness, and the swish and ripple of the wash of the propeller.

He stood there, rubbing his injured shoulder, and Rainsford, with fear again gripping his heart, heard the general’s mocking laugh ring through the jungle.