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And then, with incredible good luck, I had within a few hours of my arrival got the
animal I was in pursuit of to kill one of my ... As I had been toiling uphill behind my
guide the previous day, I weighed up my chances of killing the leopard and ...
my good rifle across my knees I felt that in this secluded spot my chances of
killing the leopard were better than any I had yet had. Without movement and with
my eyes on the rocks in front of me I sat through the evening, each second
... also had a lot to tell me; this concerned the clamour being made in the press
for the destruction of the man-eater, and the suggestion that sportsmen from all
parts of India be encouraged to go to Garhwal to assist in killing the leopard.
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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