The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, , available at Book mejor conocido por su cuento “El juego mas peligroso. Short Story by Richard Connell. Common Core Standards Instrucciones: Mientras lees “El juego más peligroso”, usa la tabla como ayuda para. VISUALIZAR. After a shipwreck, Rainsford thinks he’s safe when he washes ashore a mysterious island — but once he meets the eccentric General Zaroff.

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They had come from the right, and doggedly he swam in that direction, swimming with slow, deliberate fichard, conserving his strength. There was no sound in the night as Rainsford sat there richrad the muffled throb of the engine that drove the yacht swiftly through the darkness, and the swish and ripple of the jusgo of the propeller. The lights from the windows sent a flickering illumination that made grotesque patterns on the courtyard below, and Rainsford fl see moving about there a dozen or so huge black shapes; as they turned toward him, their eyes glittered greenly.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Fue nominado a un Oscar a la mejor historia original de de Juan Nadie. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. An apprehensive night crawled slowly by like a wounded snake and sleep did not visit Rainsford, although the silence of a dead world was on the jungle.

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.


Once he thought he heard stealthy steps in the corridor outside his room. It came out of the darkness, a high screaming sound, the sound of an animal in an extremity of anguish and terror. Book ratings by Goodreads. Start a new list.

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Sign up, it’s free! I went into the army–it was expected of noblemen’s sons–and for a time commanded a division of Cossack cavalrybut my real interest was always the hunt. Jagged crags appeared to jut up into the opaqueness; he forced himself upward, hand over hand.

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. Three hundred yards from his hiding place he stopped where a huge dead tree leaned precariously on a smaller, living one.

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 dived down to where the sea licked greedy lips in the shadows. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Whether you’re a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.

What perils that tangle of trees and underbrush might hold for him did not concern Rainsford just then. We’ll ask some follow-up questions. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Rainsford sprang up and moved quickly to the rail, mystified. Read the full text here. Use it to prep for your next quiz! In a cultivated voice marked by a slight accent that gave it added precision and deliberateness, he said, “It is a very great pleasure and honor to welcome Mr.


Then he added, hastily: But I think I can show you that your scruples are quite ill founded.

“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell

He saw that straight flight was futile ; inevitably it would bring him face to face with the sea. Then he straightened up and took from his case one of his black cigarettes; its pungent incenselike smoke floated up to Rainsford’s nostrils.

Max story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were fashionable among wealthy Americans in the s. The Most Dangerous Game.

The Most Dangerous Game

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 dived down to where the sea licked pelogroso lips in the shadows.

Rainsford, invariably they choose the hunt. If my quarry eludes me for three whole days, he wins the game.

The lights of the chateau were out now, and it was dark and silent; but there was a fragment of sallow moon, and by its wan light he could see, dimly, the courtyard.