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I made an early start next morning, and near the gate of the bungalow I picked up
the tracks of a big male leopard. These tracks I followed back to a densely
wooded ravine which crossed the path close to where the goat was lying. The
As I reached this open ground I felt I was being followed, and, determined to
exploit the situation, I left the track and, taking two long steps over soft and
spongy ground, lay down behind the rock, with only one eye showing in the
direction of the ...
After breakfast I took up the tracks at the gate and followed them to the packman's
camp. From a bend in the road, a hundred yards from the camp, the leopard had
caught sight of the goats that had strayed from the enclosure, and crossing from ...
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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
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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