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the first big drops of a deluge began to fall, I heard a stone roll into the ravine,
and a minute later the loose straw on the ground below me was being scratched
up. The leopard had arrived; and while I sat in torrential rain with the icy-cold
When he hurried back to his house a few minutes later, he said he had warned
the pilgrims accordingly. In a field adjoining the road, and about a hundred yards
from my tree, there was a thorn enclosure in which a packman — not my old ...
I had fired my shot at 10 p.m. As the moon was not due to rise for several hours,
and as there was nothing I could do in the'meantime, I made myself comfortable,
and listened and smoked. Hours later the moon lit up the crest of the hills on 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