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Darkness, when used in connexion with night, is a relative term and has no fixed
standard; what to one man would be pitch dark, to another would be dark, and to
a third moderately dark. To me, having spent so much of my life in the open, the ...
And then, with incredible good luck, I had within a few hours of my arrival got the
animal I was in pursuit of to kill one of my goats and, by staying out a little after
dark, to follow me to that side of the Alaknanda where I believed it would be less
so while I climbed down the tree, taking my rifle with me — a hazardous
proceeding in the dark — Ibbotson lit and pumped up the petrol lamp we had
taken into the machan with us. Letting the lamp down to me on the end of a
length of rope, ...
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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
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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