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Below the waterfall was a pool thirty to forty yards wide, flanked on both sides by
a wall of rock, and about two hundred yards long, one hundred yards of which
was visible from where I stood at the head of the pool. The water in this beautiful
For a moment or two the fish did not appear to realize what had happened as,
standing perpendicularly in the water with his white belly towards me, he shook
his head from side to side, and then, possibly frightened by the dangling spoon ...
From illustrations seen in game books I knew the animal was a red Kashmir deer,
and when it raised its head, I saw it was a hind. On my side of the grassy slope,
and about thirty yards from the edge of the forest, there was a big isolated rock ...
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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