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We watched and slept by turns, hoping to hear the angry roar of the leopard if by
accident it walked into the trap, for here there was no well-used track along which
to direct the leopard to it. Once during the night a kakar barked, but in the ...
After the fish had been extracted and placed in a basket, the net was again held
out close to the fall. I watched the sport for about an hour, during which time the
men caught four fish, all about the same size — ten pounds. On my previous visit
As I watched these fish, standing on the rocks twelve feet above the water with a
two-inch spoon mounted with a single strong treble hook in my hand, a flight of
finger- lings flashed out of the deep water and went skimming over the shingle ...
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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