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There were twenty-four hours in every day of the many weeks I spent in Garhwal,
and time and time again after sitting up all night, I walked endless miles next day,
visiting distant villages from which reports had come of unsuccessful attacks by ...
On the second night on which I was sitting up over the first cow, the leopard came
, but just as I was raising my rifle and preparing to switch on the torch I had
provided myself with, a woman in the house adjoining the one I was sitting in, ...
The thoughts of a sportsman, whether they be pessimistic or whether they be
optimistic, sitting waiting for an animal, cannot in any conceivable way influence
the actions of the animal he is endeavouring to shoot or, maybe, to photograph.
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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