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During the nights the first and the second parties were on watch, the sadhu did
not leave his hut. ' My father was with the third party, and at nightfall he silently
took up his position. Soon after, the door of the hut slowly opened, and the sadhu
Seeing the temper of the crowd, and being a man of great experience, Mason
said he had no doubt that the real culprit had been apprehended but that before
the sadhu was lynched justice demanded that his guilt should be established.
While the argument was at its height a sadhu on his way from Mathura to
Badrinath arrived on the scene and championed the cause of the pilgrims. He
said that if the shopkeeper would give shelter to the women of the party he would
sleep on ...
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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