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to transact business, or to outlying villages to visit relatives or friends ; women
went up the mountain-sides to cut grass for thatching or for cattle-fodder ; children
went to school or into the jungles to graze goats or to collect dry sticks, and, if it ...
Keeping now to the edge of the grass and scrub jungle I went round the shoulder
of the hill, and found in front of me a wide depression, extending for half a mile
down to the pilgrim road, and evidently caused in the days of long ago by a ...
Moving only when the deer was cropping the grass, and remaining still each time
she raised her head, I crept up to the shelter of the rock. The hind was quite
obviously a sentinel, and from the way she looked to her right each time she
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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