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After eating a little of her, he had left her lying in a little glade of emerald-green
grass, under the shade of a tree roofed over with dense creepers. At about four o'
clock we went down to sit over the kill, taking the petrol-lamp and night-shooting ...
ran across an open glade, some thirty yards long and twenty yards wide. On the
upper, hill side of the glade was a big rock. As I reached this open ground I felt I
was being followed, and, determined to exploit the situation, I left the track and, ...
My field of vision was confined to the glade and to the jungle immediately beyond
it. After I had been sitting for an hour, a pair of bronze- wing doves rose out of the
jungle and went skimming over the low brushwood, and a minute or ...
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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