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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 ...
The people in the village had heard the woman's screams as she was being
dragged along the ground and as she was struggling for her life with the leopard,
but had been too frightened to render any help. When the woman was dead, the
thing to do was to reconnoitre the ground. I had already noted while at the village
that the hill went steeply up from the ravine to a height of four to five thousand feet
; that about two thousand feet of the top of the hill was clothed with dense oak ...
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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