Here is the stunning international bestseller in the tradition of Watership Down but with a dark, original twist. Unique, daring, and unforgettable. 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 . “Picks you up off the ground and puts you down goodness knows where.” Thus reads the definition of wind in the glossary on the last page of Empire of the Ants.

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Also, the book makes tons of uncomfortable references to What a strange book. Title and Author Game Apr 16, Bernard Werber Average rating: About Empire of the Ants Here is the stunning international bestseller in the tradition of Watership Down but with a dark, original twist.

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Jonathan Wells and his young family have Here is the stunning international bestseller in the tradition of Watership Down but with a dark, original twist. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Apr 03, Adam Calhoun rated it it was ok.

Were the sequels translated? Other tasks had priority. Help me carry them into the corner The game requiring strategy and management is set in the combative world of ants and their anthills. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He threw out a little scent to a nurse who was helping a newborn ant take its first steps. Hour 2 – March Read-a-Thon. From the Hardcover edition.


The opponents first felt each other over to assess build and leg size, then circled, tested each other’s flanks, pulled each other’s hairs, threw each other scent challenges and provoked each other with the club ends of their antennae. Jonathan Wells They were so fragile. Empire of the Ants Bernard Werber Snippet view – She was looking for the mercenaries’ quarters, which had been set up below the arena where the fights took place.

Empire of the Ants is a ats evocation of a hidden civilization as complex as our own and far more ancient. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Werberr.

The shells broke, letting out a transparent liquid. That is why Werber’s “translations” are so astonishing: Really interesting concept but the writing is decidedly poor. BookPage review by Michael Alec Rose.

Yet again, it was the termites who had thought up the idea of feeding foreign populations so that they would fight beside them during invasions. Never miss an issue!

One wonders, could this convergence be science fiction, horror and does horror mean horror for humans, horror for ants or both? Inside this incubator, the cocoons turned from wetber to yellow to smpire to brown, like the philosopher”s stone but in reverse, while a miracle took place inside the shells.


Jodie Foster’s character in the film Contact would have done well to read this book before spending so much of her energy trying to contact extraterrestrial intelligence. His energy level was all wrong, the messages he emitted unconvincing.

Empire of the Ants

Archived from the original on March 2, It is a strange combination and probably not for everyone. 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.

However, he attracts the attention of a secret group of ants within the same colony that appear to want to conceal this information. Obviously, the two narratives must converge.

Those who do are unable or unwilling to say anything. The ,rd asexual ant went back up to a room in which some of her close colleagues were training.

The game received “mixed” reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic. Praise “This book, to put the matter quite simply, is a masterpiece. First off, it’s poorly written or translated, but probably it’s the original writing that’s the problem.