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... the campedin look typical of those used by officials — the room was almost
bare , its walls splattered with tobacco juice and cracked from an earthquake the
previous year . After two years in this dismal post he felt forgotten . The Raja of ...
In the shadows of Kira , beside some boulders , is a saw - scaled viper , pale like
the desert rocks ; it is often there before the first flares of sunrise penetrate the
canyon and I always look for it - acquaintances are difficult to come by here .
Smoke rises from our hollow and the tents there look cozy beneath the dark trees
. We are traveling again after the loss of yet another day , ascending to timberline
. A flock of six monal pheasants flushes , and wildly cackling , the birds skim ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
The Snow Leopard
Beyond the Ranges
Mountains in the Desert
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