The Most Dangerous Game
First published in 1924, "The Most Dangerous Game", also published as "The Hounds of Zaroff", is a short story by American writer Richard Connell.
"The Most Dangerous Game" features as its main character a big-game hunter from New York, who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat.
The story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris that were fashionable among wealthy Americans.
This short story has been adapted numerous times.