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My men had been as interested in this strange apparition as I had been, and
watching him climb the steep footpath to the Rudraprayag bazaar, they asked me
what manner of man he was, and from what country he had come. That he was a
There were eight of us in the little camp, and when we had eaten our evening
meal I wedged a thornbush securely into the opening in the fence we had
entered by, and as I did so I noticed that it would be very easy for the man- eater
to climb ...
Fifty yards from the tree, while climbing over a rock, Ibbotson slipped, the base of
the lamp came in violent contact with the rock, and the mantle fell in dust to the
bottom of the lamp. The streak of blue flame directed from the nozzle on to the ...
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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