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It was not until some hours later that I learnt that the man who so gallantly braved
both the leopard and the storm had done a forced march of over thirty miles from
Pauri to bring me the electric night-shooting light the Government had promised ...
Ibbotson was just unbolting the door to admit his man with early tea when I
arrived, and after he had countermanded his move to Pauri we sat on Jean's bed
with a large-scale map between us, drinking tea and discussing our plans.
On this my second visit to Garhwal in pursuit of the man-eater, I travelled by train
to Kotdwara and went from there by foot to Pauri, thus saving eight days on the
journey. At Pauri Ibbotson joined me and accompanied me to Rudraprayag.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - www.librarything.com
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