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When I asked the old packman if he would sell me one of his goats, he asked for
what purpose it was wanted ; and when I told him it was to tie up for the man-
eater, he walked through the opening in the fence, replaced the bush, accepted
As we crossed the road near the Inspection Bungalow and started up the steep
hill on the far side of it, my companion informed me we had a very long way to go,
adding that it would not be safe for us to be out after dark, so I told him to walk ...
and when I had picked him up and made him comfortable in his chair, he said : ' I
have been talking with your lady sister, and when I told her I was a Garhwali, she
told me who you were. I was a small boy when you shot the man-eater, and as ...
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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