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The falling of the spoon into the water coincided with the arrival of the fingerlings
at the rock, and the spoon had hardly touched the water, when it was taken by the
leading mahseer. Striking with a long line from an elevated position entails a ...
His brother — a long and lanky stripling with dancing eyes — had quite evidently
been cleaning out a cow shed when summoned, so telling him to go upstream
and wash himself lest he should slip on the smooth rock, I held council with the ...
I was running in the middle of the hundred-yard open ground and had gone
about six hundred yards when I caught sight of a white object, standing on a rock
at the edge of the forest on the left-hand side of the slope, and about three
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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