The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

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by Richard Connell

Adventure Thriller Psychological Fiction Survival Hunter and the hunted Civilization vs. Savagery Morality

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The Most Dangerous Game is a short story written by Richard Connell and published in 1924. Upon its publication, it won the O. Henry Award.

The protagonist of the story is a big game hunter from New York. This man is shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean and is pursued by a Russian aristocrat.

The book is inspired by the big game safaris that were very popular with wealthier Americans in the 1920s and took place in Africa and South America, but in this story it is the hunter who is hunted.

Off there to the right—somewhere—is a large island,” said Whitney. “It’s rather a mystery.

“What island is it?” Rainsford asked.

“The old charts call it ‘Ship-Trap Island,’” Whitney replied. “A suggestive name, isn’t it? Sailors have a curious dread of the place. I don’t know why.


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About Richard Connell

Richard Edward Connell Jr. was an American author and journalist. Connell was one of the most popular American short story writers of his time, and...

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