Anthill: A Novel

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Anthill: A Novel
Anthill, Edward O. Wilson novel.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author E. O. Wilson
Language English
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 378 pp.
ISBN 9780393071191

Anthill: A Novel is a 2010 novel by the biologist Edward O. Wilson. His first extended work of fiction, it won the Chicago Tribune's Heartland Prize for fiction.[1]

Anthill, set in the US state of Alabama, follows protagonist Raff Semmes, who sets out to save the Nokobee wilderness from developers. The novel explores a concurrent civil war between rival ant colonies struggling to dominate the riverine wilderness.[2]


  1. ^ "Anthill: A Novel". W.W. Norton. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  2. ^ Wade, Nicholas (April 19, 2010). "A Similar Terrain for Ants and Men". The New York Times. 

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