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The people of Garhwal are Hindus, and as such cremate their dead. The
cremation invariably takes place on the bank of a stream or river in order that the
ashes may be washed down into the Ganges and eventually into the sea. As
most of the ...
It may be asked what the Government was doing all the years the Rudraprayag
man-eater menaced the people of Garhwal. I hold no brief for the Government,
but after having spent ten weeks on the ground, during which time I walked many
There were twenty-four hours in every day of the many weeks I spent in Garhwal,
and time and time again after sitting up all night, I walked endless miles next day,
visiting distant villages from which reports had come of unsuccessful attacks by ...
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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
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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