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Here, when the girl was dead, or possibly when the man called out in alarm, the
leopard had picked her up and, holding her high, so that no mark of hand or foot
showed on the soft newly ploughed ground, had carried her across one field, ...
Presently one of the men got to his feet, and as he pointed down excitedly into
the foaming white water at the foot of the fall, two of his companions manning the
long pole held the triangular net close to the fall. A large shoal of mahseer fish, ...
None. Teeth. Worn and discoloured, one canine tooth broken. Tongue and mouth
. Black. Wounds. One fresh bullet-wound in right shoulder. One old bullet-wound
in pad of left hind foot, and part of one toe and one claw missing from same foot.
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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