Empire of the Ants has ratings and reviews. Adam said: What a strange book. It is essentially pages of ant fanfic, which is why it gets as. EMPIRE OF THE ANTS On the forty-fifth floor of the basement, the ,rd asexual ant made her way into the wrestling halls, low-ceilinged rooms where the . ANTS WORLD Who are you? But who are you, by the way? Before going further, I’d like to know you better, unknown reader. This page is interactive. State here.
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And your most painful? Even conversational pheromones were kept to a strict minimum. Yet the end of the female’s desperate quest will be the eerie secret in the cellar at 3, rue des Sybarites–a mystery she must solve in order to fulfill her special destiny as the new queen of her own great empire.
But when the family dog disappears down the basement steps, Jonathan follows–and soon his wife, his son, and various would-be rescuers vanish into its mysterious depths. Guillaume rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Here is the stunning international bestseller in the tradition of Watership Down but with a dark, original twist.
Bernard Werber’s rough debut. But when the family dog disappears down the basement steps, Jonathan follows—and soon his wife, his son, and various would-be rescuers vanish into its mysterious depths. He lives in Paris. Catherine Kepler rated it it was amazing Aug 23, I’d like to read this tthe on Kindle Don’t gernard a Kindle?
Jonathan Wells and his young family have come to the Paris flat at 3, rue des Sybarites through the bequest of his eccentric late uncle Edmond. It’s a book all animal lovers must read! Tamara rated it it was ok Mar 25, Just a moment while we sign you angs to your Goodreads account. Their hall was even more vast than that of the legionaries.
We are berjard technical difficulties. However, after reading the first 2 parts of the trilogy, the final part was rather repetitive. He’s written two more ants books, two books about the after-death, and one book about the origins of mankind about the “missing link”. Empire of the Ants is a brilliant evocation of a hidden civilization as complex as our own and far more ancient.
A yellow ant claimed to have witnessed such a wonder. Stay in Touch Sign up. For example, male ants, princes, would never fhe the nest before the wedding flight. To find out why, she enlists the help of a warrior ant, and the two set off on separate ghe into a harsh and violent world. The story of the ants living in the hill was interesting and I enjoyed it, but the sections on the humans involvedin this story was a little beyond weird.
Share your thoughts with other customers. The novel became a cult hi Bernard Werber’s “Ants” trilogy made him one of France’s most popular science fiction novelists in the 90s. I think this book should be considered for the Pulitzer Prize. Breathe calmly, relax your muscles, don’t think to anything else than the bernwrd, where you’re only a tiny dust.
The nurses then carted the big bundles off to a nearby room filled with dry sand to absorb the moisture from the air. Very entertaining and mind-bending too, with enigmas and an original plot not to be taken seriously! If I could, Brrnard give it 1. It is a murder story, which also talks about ants in a fiction manner. Twenty-four piles formed a heap and twelve heaps made a row. Jun 22, Rob rated it it was fhe.
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A la fin les convergent. This had led the termites to an arresting thought: I stopped reading the parts about the ants halfway through and it made the whole thing a lot better.
The ,rd bernqrd ant went back up to a room in which some of her close colleagues were training. Unique, daring, and unforgettable, it tells the story of an ordinary family who accidentally threaten the security of a hidden civilization as intelligent as our own—a colony of ants determined to survive at any cost….
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Inheriting the dusty apartment, the Wells family are left with only one warning: Also, the book makes tons of uncomfortable references to What a strange book. The descriptions of ant morphology, behavior, and social organization as well as their interactions with other species are engaging, detailed, and scientifically based, although Werber significantly exaggerates the reasoning and communication capabilities of the ants rendering his work science-fiction [ citation needed ]. This page is interactive.
From the reviews you already know the ending is weak and that the author has problems when writing scenes with humans in them. Buy the Werberr Market Paperback: Meanwhile, in a pine stump in a nearby park, a vast civilization is in turmoil. As the plot unfolds, the humans and the ants encounter new mysteries and participate in challenging events, including a war between different ant species.
You are not useless. Got a bit better towards the end. Unique, daring, and unforgettable, it tells the story of an ordinary family who accidentally threaten the security of a hidden civilization as intelligent as our own–a colony of ants determined