Friday, 6 September 2019

The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell




Imagine being shipwrecked on a deserted island. You are told that there is a game on for hunting. Being a hunter excitement sips in . But Wait there is a catch.

The game is not animals but humans. Welcome to ship trap island. Rainsford a hunter gets shipwrecked here. There is evidence of humans and that means food. He hears gunshots. Sees a building and comes face to face  Russian General Zaroff.

General says that the Cafe Buffalo is not the most dangerous game that he has ever hunted. Most animals were no match for the General. The General says he has hunted animals that can reason. That when Rainford relizaes that on this island The Hunter Becomes the hunted.

In case a person refuses to play this game the General turns him over to the Ivan. Thus his fate is sealed. Men choose to play the game.Rainford too has to play this game.

Though written in a simple langue this book is fast-paced. Details about the island are amazing. This novel is indeed one of the world's best short story.


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