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Richard Connell

Richard Connell, born in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1893, was a popular author and journalist whose short stories were regularly published in magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and Collier’s Weekly . His story, The Most Dangerous Game is his best remembered work, which we feature in our Mystery Stories.
Connell produced a number of screenplays and movie scripts, receiving an Academy Awards nomination in 1942 for best original story, Meet John Doe.

Short Stories

  • Gretna Greenhorns
  • Honor Among Sportsmen
  • Mr. Braddy’s Bottle
  • Mr. Pottle And Culture
  • Mr. Pottle And Pageantry
  • Mr. Pottle And The One Man Dog
  • Mr. Pottle And The South-Sea Cannibals
  • Terrible Epps
  • The $25,000 Jaw
  • The Cage Man
  • The Most Dangerous Game
  • The Sin Of Monsieur Pettipon
  • Where Is The Tropic Of Capricorn??