The Most Dangerous Game
Man and the Natural World Quotes
How we cite our quotes:
“And hunting, remember, had been my life. I have heard that in America businessmen often go to pieces when they give up the business that has been their life." (1.90)
Forget for a minute that Americans can’t retire in this economy—why is Zaroff so preoccupied with Americans? It seems a strange analogy for a Crimean aristocrat.
"Surely your experiences in the war—"
"Did not make me condone cold-blooded murder," finished Rainsford stiffly. (1.116)
Does Zaroff make Rainsford condone cold-blooded murder—or does Rainsford get there on his own?
"And now," said the general, "I want to show you my new collection of heads. Will you come with me to the library?" (1.142)
Picture this room like a yearbook but with stuffed heads. Why would Rainsford want to miss such a rare delight?