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this direction, Ibbotson would see it long before it got to the glade and would get
an easy shot, for his rifle was fitted with a telescopic sight which not only made for
accurate shooting, but which also gave us an extra half-hour, as we had found ...
The distance from the machan to the kill across the ravine was two hundred yards
, and the kill was on a higher level than the machan by about a hundred feet.
Ibbotson feared that his aim with the telescopic sight fitted to his rifle would not be
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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