Richard Connell





Richard Connell

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born
in Poughkeepsie, New York, The United States
October 17, 1893

died
November 22, 1949

gender
male

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Richard Edward Connell, Jr. was an American author and journalist, best known for his short story "The Most Dangerous Game." Connell was one of the best-known American short story writers of his time and his stories appeared in the Saturday Evening Post and Collier's Weekly. Connell had equal success as a journalist and screenwriter. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1942 for best original story for the film Meet John Doe.


Average rating: 3.92 · 28,231 ratings · 819 reviews · 30 distinct works · Similar authors
The Most Dangerous Game
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 26,853 ratings — published 1924 — 47 editions
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The Most Dangerous Game: Un...
4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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The Sin of Monsieur Pettipo...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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The Most Dangerous Game - R...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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What Ho!
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1937
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Most Dangous Game
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1893
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The Sin of Monsieur Pettipo...
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 3 editions
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From Observables to Unobser...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2000
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“There is no greater bore than perfection.”
Richard Connell, The Most Dangerous Game

“Sometimes I think evil is a tangible thing - with wave lengths, just as sound and light have.”
Richard Connell, The Most Dangerous Game

“The world is made up of two classes - the hunters and the huntees.”
Richard Connell, The Most Dangerous Game

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