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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Si rated it it was ok Dec 18, 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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But there was one major obstacle to their plan: He threw out a little scent to a nurse who was helping a newborn ant take its first steps. The great russet ant federations had been content to reinforce their armies with a large number of legions of foreign ants, all united under the one Belokanian scent banner.


Sadly, it falls a quite a bit short of perfect. The duels were quite emire all the same.

Empire of the Ants

An organized band is trying to get rid of anyone who wants to know. As a society, they are more civil, more organized, and more responsible than we are.

Feb 01, Jessica rated it it was ok Th Empire of the Ants is a brilliant evocation of a hidden civilization as complex as our own and far more ancient. Myriam rated it it was ok Apr 03, Lists with This Book.

La Trilogie des Fourmis. Aventuriers de la Science 3 books by Bernard Werber.

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 Yet the end of the female’s desperate antts 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 antx new queen of her own great empire.

Want to Read saving… Error rating book. To find out why, she enlists the help of a warrior ant, and the two set off on separate journeys into a harsh and violent world.

The time is the early 21st century the empiee future, relative to the time when Werber wrote the book. There was panic, with nurses running in all directions, anxious to protect the gestating generation. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Read it Forward Read it first. It smelled of rock. He lives in Paris. Bantam Books hardcover edition published February Half the book is essentially a dumb and completely uninteresting “sideplot” containing a bunch of humans exploring a mysterious basement.

Everyone let out bubbly little pheromones of laughter. Seemingly impossible, the individual storylines have an extra tension as they must somehow be aimed towards each other.

I enjoyed it anyway.

Bernard Werber (Author of Empire of the Ants)

Empire of the Ants “. Got a bit better towards the end. Never miss an issue!

It was only a training exercise. Empire Of The Ants”. The nurse did not even turn her head in his direction.

The ants would gladly have responded by imitating their enemies and taking termite legions into their pay to fight the termites.

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