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What reason they had for thinking that the leopard crossed from bank to bank of
the Alaknanda river by the Rudraprayag suspension bridge I do not know ;
anyway they decided to confine their efforts to this bridge and shoot the leopard
as it ...
The first time I met this fearsome jhula I was foolish enough to ask the toll-
collector, who for the payment of one pice permitted me to risk my life on it,
whether the bridge was ever tested or repaired. His answer, given as he ran a
I discounted the possibility of the leopard having crossed the Chatwapipal bridge,
for no matter how great the shock he had received by the discharge of my heavy
rifle a few feet from his head, it was not possible that he would have covered ...
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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