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From illustrations seen in game books I knew the animal was a red Kashmir deer,
and when it raised its head, I saw it was a hind. On my side of the grassy slope,
and about thirty yards from the edge of the forest, there was a big isolated rock ...
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 ...
When my father returned he told me he had seen the man-eater, and that with his
own eyes he had seen the sahib who had shot it. He also told me of the sweets
that had been distributed that day — his share of which he had brought back for ...
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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