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The pundit had given his friend what he considered to be the safest place in the
shelter, and with fifty or more pilgrims lying all round her the leopard had walked
over the sleeping people, killed the woman, and accidentally scratched the ...
number of men standing on the side of the road, looking down into a field a little
beyond the mango-tree; the men had not seen us and before we got up to them
they turned and moved off towards the pilgrim shelter. One of them however ...
night in his shelter and that he was powerless to do anything about it. It was then
too late for me to take any action, so I told him to warn the pilgrims to keep close
together and not on any account to move about after dark. When he hurried back
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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