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I made an early start next morning, and near the gate of the bungalow I picked up
the tracks of a big male leopard. These tracks I followed back to a densely
wooded ravine which crossed the path close to where the goat was lying. The
He arrived each morning before I left the tower, and I found him still at work when
I returned in the evening, labouring with split bamboos, string, paper, and cheap
coloured cloth on his ' tiger '. When the effigy was nearing completion a heavy ...
When all our preparations had been made Ibbotson returned to the bungalow,
promising to send two of my men for me early next morning. While I sat on a rock
near the foot of the tree and smoked and waited for evening to close down, the ...
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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