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What reason they had for thinking that the leopard crossed from bank to bank of
the Alaknanda river by the Rudraprayag suspension bridge I do not know ;
anyway they decided to confine their efforts to this bridge and shoot the leopard
as it ...
There were two suspension bridges in the area, one at Rudraprayag, and the
other about twelve miles farther up the river, at Ghatwapipal. Between these two
bridges there was a swing bridge — the one by which Ibbotson, his party, and the
His answer, given as he ran a speculative eye over me, that the bridge was never
tested or repaired but was replaced when ... This jhula being beyond the powers
of the man-eater to cross, there remained the two suspension bridges, and I felt ...
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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