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An Egyptian Hornet (short story)

  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 9 pages

An Egyptian Hornet is a short story by author Algernon Blackwood. - AsNotedIn

THE word has an angry, malignant sound that brings the idea of attack vividly into the mind. There is a vicious sting about it somewhere – even a foreigner, ignorant of the meaning, must feel it. A hornet is wicked; it darts and stabs; it pierces, aiming without provocation for the face and eyes. The name suggests a metallic droning of evil wings, fierce flight, and poisonous assault.
Algernon Blackwood, An Egyptian Hornet

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1915/00/00 Algernon Blackwood Author Algernon Blackwood's "An Egyptian Hornet" is published in Reedy's Mirror, a literary journal in St Louis, Missouri.

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Particulars for An Egyptian Hornet (short story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Animal Hornet a large stinging wasp that typically nests in hollow trees
Animal Insect a small arthropod animal that has six legs and generally one or two pairs of wings
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

Original Language: English

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