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The story of the husband of the woman who had been killed was soon told. After
their evening meal, which had been eaten by the light of the fire, the woman
collected the metal pots and pans that had been used and carried them to the
door to ...
I know of only one case in all those eight long years in which resistance was
offered to the man-eater, and in that case the resister was a woman. She was
sleeping alone in a house, the door of which she had left unfastened ; this door,
as in ...
pilgrims who passed through Golabrai, he was one of the only two people — the
woman who escaped with the lacerated arm being the other — whom I met
during my stay in Garhwal who had survived an encounter with the man-eater.
One of ...
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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