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on the rock at the head of the fall on the far side of the river, armed with a
triangular net attached to a long bamboo pole. The roar of the water prevented
conversation, so leaving the road I sat down on the rocks on my side of the fall, to
have a ...
Below the waterfall was a pool thirty to forty yards wide, flanked on both sides by
a wall of rock, and about two hundred yards long, one hundred yards of which
was visible from where I stood at the head of the pool. The water in this beautiful
The upper side of this strip of ground was protected by a high bank, and the lower
side by a steep drop and a spreading rose-bush. The stunted medlar-tree on the
bank was too small to admit of a machan being made in it, so we decided 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
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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