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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Some wounded thing–by the evidence, a large animal–had thrashed about in the underbrush; the jungle weeds were crushed down and the moss was lacerated ; one patch of weeds was stained crimson. He saw that straight flight was futile ; inevitably it would bring him face to face with the sea. Jagged crags appeared to jut up into the opaqueness; he forced himself upward, hand over hand.

The Most Dangerous Game

Bleak darkness was blacking out the sea and jungle when Rainsford sighted the lights. Description “The Most Dangerous Game” features as its main character a big-game hunter from New York, who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated jjuego in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat.

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. Murio de un ataque al corazon en Beverly Hills, California el 22 de noviembre de en la edad de cincuenta y seis anos. The general could follow a trail through the woods at night; he could follow an extremely difficult trail; he must have uncanny powers; only by the merest chance had the Cossack failed to see his quarry.

Looking for beautiful books? 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. But I think I can show you that your scruples are quite ill founded. Once he thought he heard stealthy steps in the corridor outside his room.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. What perils that tangle of trees and underbrush might hold for him did not concern Rainsford just then.

The Most Dangerous Game

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. Rainsford sprang up and moved quickly to the rail, mystified.

Desperately he struck out with strong strokes after the receding lights of the yacht, but he stopped before he had swum fifty feet. Sanger Rainsford, the celebrated hunter, to my home. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

Sign up, it’s free! Connnell nominado a un Oscar a la mejor historia original de de Juan Nadie. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. He had high ocnnell, a sharpcut nose, a spare, dark face–the face of a man used to giving orders, the face of an aristocrat. He filled Rainsford’s glass with venerable Chablis from a dusty bottle. The lights of the peligoso 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.

“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell

We’ll ask some follow-up questions. 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.

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. Book ratings by Goodreads. After a shipwreck, Rainsford thinks 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.

Three hundred yards from his hiding place he stopped where a huge dead tree leaned precariously on a smaller, living one. Use it to prep for your next quiz! Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. It came out of the darkness, a high screaming sound, the sound of an animal in an extremity of anguish and terror. 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.


He was a very rich man with a quarter of a million acres in the Crimea, and he was an ardent sportsman.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Peigroso Most Dangerous Game. 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.

Read the full text here. He executed a series of intricate loops; he doubled on his trail again and again, recalling all the lore of the fox hunt, and all the dodges of the fox. Practice Answer a few questions on each word on this list. The lights from the windows sent a flickering illumination that made grotesque patterns on the courtyard below, and Rainsford could see moving about there a pelgroso or so huge black shapes; as they turned toward him, their eyes glittered greenly.

He did not recognize the animal that made the sound; he did not try to; with fresh vitality he swam toward the sound. 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.

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