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... went to school or into the jungles to graze goats or to collect dry sticks, and, if it
was summer, pilgrims either singly or in large numbers toiled along the pilgrim
routes on their way to and from the sacred shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath.
You, sahib, are undoubtedly he whom I have heard tell of on my way down from
my village near Badrinath, and it grieves me that you should have come all this
long way from your home on a fruitless errand. The evil spirit that is responsbile ...
The pilgrimage to Kedarnath and Badrinath is seasonal, and the commencement
of the pilgrimage and its duration depend in the one case on the melting, and in
the other on the falling, of snow in the upper reaches of the high mountains in ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - LibraryThing
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing
Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review