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This area is divided into two more or less equal parts by the Alaknanda River,
which, after passing Karanprayag, flows south to Rudraprayag, where it is met by
the Mandakini coming down from the northwest. The triangular bit of country ...
It was generally believed that the Alaknanda offered no obstacle to the man-eater
and that when he found it difficult to obtain a human kill on one bank, he crossed
over to the other bank by swimming the river. I discounted this belief.
The first thing to do was to find out if the leopard had crossed the Alaknanda, and
as I was firm in my conviction that the only way he could do this was by way of the
suspension bridges, I set out after breakfast to glean this information.
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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
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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