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While I was having a late breakfast two men arrived and reported that a boy had
been killed the previous evening at Bhainswara, a village eighteen miles
southeast of Rudraprayag. The intelligence system introduced by Ibbotson was
Even so, I knew my mission to Bhainswara had failed, and my hope that the fight
would be fought to a finish and would end in the death of the man-eater had been
short-lived. In the running fight the contest had now degenerated into,, the ...
The Pundit's house was built on the same plan as the homesteads at Bhainswara
: a low ground-floor room, used for storage of fuel, and a first-floor room used as a
residence. A short flight of stone steps gave access to a narrow veranda, the ...
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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