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The road in front of you, which has been trodden by the feet of millions of pilgrims
like you, is excessively steep and incredibly rough; and you, whose lungs have
never breathed air above sea level, who have never climbed anything higher ...
The triangular bit of country between the two rivers is less steep than the country
along the left bank of the Alaknanda, and there are consequently more villages in
the former area than in the latter. From your elevated position, the cultivated ...
I was leading, and as we got half-way along the hundred yards of track, bordered
on the upper side by scattered bushes and on the steep lower side by short grass
, I saw something white on the track in front of me. The light had nearly gone, ...
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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