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As no answer came, I took out a box of matches and shook it, crying that if the
door was not opened in a minute I would set the thatch alight. On this an agitated
voice came from inside the house, begging me not to set the house on fire, and ...
The first round, lasting about five minutes, was fought with unabating savagery,
and was inconclusive, for at the end of it I could still hear both animals. After an
interval often or fifteen minutes the fight was resumed, but at a distance of two to ...
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 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - www.librarything.com
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