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Having received no news about the man-eater during the day, I decided to sit up
over the goat, and at 3 p.m. took up my position in the branches of a small tree
about fifty yards from the kill. During the three hours I sat in the tree I had no ...
However, it was too late then to do anything about it, and if the leopard left us
alone for that one night, the tree could be cut down and removed in the morning. I
had no tents for my men, and had intended that they should sleep with Ibbotson's
I have seen both human beings and animals killed by hail, and by the lightning
that invariably accompanies hailstorms, so rejecting the big fir-trees with tapering
tops I selected a small tree with a rounded top and dense foliage, and collecting ...
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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