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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 ...
The pundit's house was built on the same plan as the homesteads at Bhainswara
; a low ground-floor room used for storage of fuel, and a first-floor room used as a
residence. A short flight of stone steps gave access to a narrow veranda, the ...
At daylight the pilgrims carried the pundit, now mercifully unconscious, to a
Kalakamli hospital at Rudra- prayag, where for three months he was fed through
a silver tube inserted in his throat. After an absence of over six months he
returned to ...
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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