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After skirting round the row of tethered buffaloes, it went across the narrow field
and down the steep hillside for a few yards, to where the leopard had eaten his
kill. ' My brother was born under an unlucky star, sahib, for he has no son, and he
Returning to the village he raised an alarm, and while sixty men went off to
search for the body, four men were dispatched to Rudraprayag to inform us.
Ibbotson and I were beating a hillside on the left bank FISHING INTERLUDE gi.
when they were growing on the hillside. We were now quite satisfied that no
animal bigger than a rat could approach the kill and eat any portion of it without
meeting death in one form or another, so throwing off the safety- catches of the
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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