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... contenting themselves by saying that on this occasion the wrong man had
been apprehended, but that next time no mistake would be made. In Garhwal all
kills by man-eaters are attributed to sadhus, and in the Naini Tal and Almora
My preparations were soon made and, traveling via Ranikhet, Adbadri, and
Karanprayag, I arrived on the evening of the tenth day at a road-inspection
bungalow near Nagrasu. When leaving Naini Tal I did not know it was necessary
to provide ...
with the villagers before starting on my fifteen-day journey back to Naini Tal, a
party of men arrived to tell me that a cow had been killed by a leopard in a village
four miles away. They suspected that the cow had been killed by the man-eater, ...
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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