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Leiningen Versus the Ants (1938) [Short Story]
by Carl Stephenson Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

A stubborn plantation owner in Brazil refuses to surrender his life's work to a twenty-square mile sea of ants, insisting that his brain can outwit everything they can throw at him.

First published in Esquire magazine, December 1938.

Also appears in:

  • The Bedroom Esquire, Tudor 1940
  • The Most Dangerous Game and Other Stories of Adventure, Berkley 1957
  • The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories, Pan 1960
  • 30 Stories to Remember, Doubleday 1962
  • 21 Great Stories, Mentor 1969
  • Great Adventure Stories, Lion 1973
  • The Penguin Book of Horror Stories, Penguin 1984

Original title: Leiningen Versus the Ants
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorAnimals Run Rampant, Werewolves

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Second Pan Book of Horror Stories, the (1960) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Agatha Christie , H. G. Wells , Stanley Ellin , Philip MacDonald , Geoffrey Household , Carl Stephenson , William Sansom , Oscar Cook , George Langelaan , Guy Preston , Vernon Routh , Stephen Hall
     21 Great Stories (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Arthur Conan Doyle , James Joyce , John Steinbeck , Mark Twain , Luigi Pirandello , Jack London , Lord Dunsany , Guy de Maupassant , Saki , Max Brand , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , Frank R. Stockton , Kaatje Hurlbut , Walter Van Tilburg Clark , C. D. B. Bryan , Carl Stephenson


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