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... the countryside to collect as many men as possible and assemble them at the
shop. By late afternoon two thousand beaters and several additional guns had
gathered, and the high rugged hill above the shop was beaten from top to bottom.
Tracking on the hard and pine-needle-covered ground was not possible, so I
made for the shoulder of the hill beyond which the villagers had told us there was
heavy jungle. Here I found the ground very difficult to negotiate, for, in addition to
It was not possible to get down to water level anywhere on my side of the pool,
nor would it be possible, or profitable, to follow a fish — assuming that I hooked
one — along the bank, for at the top of the high ground there were trees and ...
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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