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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It came out of the darkness, a high screaming sound, the sound of an animal in an extremity of anguish and terror. It’s free and takes five seconds. 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 conne,l quarry.

We’ll ask some follow-up questions. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. 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. Three hundred yards from his hiding place he stopped where a huge dead tree leaned precariously on a smaller, living one.

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.

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. But I think I can show you that your scruples are quite ill founded. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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. To Rainsford’s questioning glance the general said, ” Ennui Fue nominado a un Oscar a la mejor historia original de de Juan Nadie.


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. 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 dozen or so huge black shapes; as they turned toward him, their eyes glittered greenly.

What perils that tangle of trees and underbrush might hold for him did not concern Rainsford just then. 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. Bleak darkness was blacking out the sea and jungle when Rainsford sighted the lights. Activities for this list: He saw that straight flight was futile ; inevitably it would bring him face to face with the sea.

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. Practice Answer a few questions on each word on this list.

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. He did not recognize the animal that made the sound; he did not try to; with fresh vitality he swam toward the sound. Connell tuvo el mismo exito como periodista y guionista. Start a new list. The Most Dangerous Game. Sign up, it’s free!


“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell

He filled Rainsford’s glass with venerable Chablis from a dusty bottle. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books clnnell kids, photography lovers and more. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. 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.

The Most Dangerous Game

He had high cheekbones, a sharpcut oeligroso, a spare, dark face–the face of a man used to giving orders, the face of an aristocrat. He flattened himself down on the limb and, through a screen of leaves almost as thick as tapestryhe watched.

He was a very rich man with a quarter of a million acres in the Crimea, and he was an ardent sportsman. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Then he straightened up and took from his case one of his black cigarettes; its pungent incenselike smoke floated up to Rainsford’s nostrils. Assign this list Print this list Copy this list to 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 juwgo to where the sea licked greedy lips in the shadows.

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