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The track where it ran across the hill was bordered on the upper side by scattered
bushes, and on the steep lower side by short grass. Having tied the goat to a peg
firmly driven into the ground at the bend in the track, about ten yards below the ...
moved him up the hill he would to a certainty go up the cleft in the rock cliff to gain
the shelter of the bushes above the cliff, and while he was doing so, there was a
reasonable chance of my getting a shot. Entering the depression a little below ...
Three of these bushes he had pulled up, making a sufficiently wide gap to go
through, and then, getting hold of the kill, he had drawn it a foot or so towards the
rifles, thus slackening off the fishing-lines. Having done this he had started to eat,
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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