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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Twenty-four piles formed a heap and twelve heaps made a row. Hour 2 – March Read-a-Thon 14 49 Mar 21, Meanwhile, in a pine stump in a nearby park, a vast civilization is in turmoil.

When the 56th female is making her first, agonized attempts to build a new city from scratch, Werber imagines that it is a flitting thought of her dead “boyfriend” the th malewith whom she never had the chance to mate, which gives her the courage to go on. April 20, NA: Half of the story is told from the ants’ point of view. Not since Watership Down has a novel so vividly captured the lives and struggles of a fellow species and the valuable lessons they have to teach us.

Les fourmis sont plus familiare avec les mort, et j’aimais beaucoup comment l’histoire a perdu son protagnoist suppose soudainement a mi-chemin. Books by Bernard Werber.

They must be russet ant mercenaries working for the dwarves. Finally, they flung themselves together with a clash tge their shells. La Saga des Fourmis 3 books. With time and the nurses” licking, the little eggs grew bigger and turned yellow.


It is a world where death takes many forms—savage birds and voracious lizards, warlike dwarf ants and rapacious termites, poisonous beetles and, most bizarre of all, the swift, murderous, giant guardians of the edge of the world: In the midst of this whirlwind of activity, th was unsure whom to address.

Want to Read saving… Error rating book. The idea is really great and the gameplay holds glimmers of what could have been. Bistra Ivanova rated it it was ok Oct 20, Quotes by Bernard Werber. But to do so she must first make unthinkable communion with the most barbaric creatures of all. An organized band is trying to get rid of anyone who wants to know.

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.

Empire of the Ants

Si rated it it was ok Dec 18, The main problem with the novel is its stiff writing. Two duelists jostled the ,rd soldier.

It is a fascinating realm where boats are built of leaves and greenflies are domesticated and milked like cows, where citizens lock antennae in “absolute communication” and fight wars with precisely coordinated armies using sprays of glue and acids that can dissolve a snail. 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.

Bernard Werber (Author of Empire of the Ants)

Summer Reading 18 71 Jun 24, Bernard Werber is a scientific journalist who has studied ants for fifteen years as an avocation. Empire of the Ants Bernard Werber Limited preview – L’Empire des anges Cycle des anges, 2 4. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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An old warrior was teaching a novice that the outcome of the battle was decided before contact was made. Here a young female from the russet ant nation of Bel-o-kan learns that a strange new weapon has been killing off her comrades. She had destroyed some eggs! A yellow ant claimed to have witnessed such a wonder.

There was panic, with nurses running in all directions, anxious to protect the gestating generation. When Werber endows his tiny No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from oc publisher.

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 ].

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Silver’s 75 for 41 32 Jan 07, This may be because Werber is a science journalist and this is his first novel, or it may reflect a lack of verve by the translator. It is a world where death takes many forms–savage birds and voracious lizards, warlike dwarf ants and rapacious termites, poisonous beetles and, most bizarre of all, the swift, murderous, giant guardians of the edge of the world: Buy this work of mathematical fiction and read reviews at amazon.

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