Richard Connell

Richard Connell

Richard Edward Connell Jr. (October 17, 1893 – November 22, 1949) was an American author and journalist probably best remembered for his short story “The Most Dangerous Game” (1924). Connell was one of the most popular American short story writers of his time, and his stories were published in The Saturday Evening Post and Collier’s magazines.

He had equal success as a journalist and screenwriter, and was nominated for an Academy Award during 1942 for best original story for the movie Meet John Doe.

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The Most Dangerous Game

Then came these two to Zaroff's lonely isle... to face the fate of others who had gone before them! Fascinating, strange and terrible is their story of adventure on the island of the man who hunted men like animals for a sporting thrill!..

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