Birth date: October 17, 1893
Died: November 22, 1949
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bookshelves: published-1924, islands, seven-seas, film-only, caribbean-caper, adventure, winter-20142015, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, newtome-author, boo-scary, gothic Recommended for: Laura, Wanda et al Read from January 04 to 11, 2015 Watch the full film hereDescription: The Most Danger...
"I hope the jaguar guns have come from Purdey's. We should have some good hunting up the Amazon. Great sport, hunting.""The best sport in the world," agreed Rainsford."For the hunter," amended Whitney. "Not for the jaguar."OH NOES! Could this be dramatic foreshadowing?Uh, yeah. Totally. But still a ...
It was fine. The plot is truly interesting, though it didn't excite me much, since I predicted the ending.
A great classic
My favorite part of this 1924 story was a brief but satisfying cameo appearance by BORSCH, as in "the rich, red soup with whipped cream so dear to Russian palates". Excuse me for a second while I salivate. "Great sport, hunting.""The best sport in the world," agreed Rainsford."For the hunter," amend...