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He then said, 'Sahib, even we old hands are apt at times to make mistakes and
suffer for them, even as I have this night suffered by losing my best goat. My dogs
have the courage of tigers, and are the best dogs in all Garhwal, and it is an ...
I then asked them, if by chance they had noticed that there had been some little
wind during the night, on which one of the youths answered, 'A little wind, Sahib!
Such a big wind has never been known, and it has blown away my hut.' To this ...
When my father returned he told me he had seen the man-eater, and that with his
own eyes he had seen the Sahib who had shot it. He also told me of the sweets
that had been distributed that day— his share of which he had brought back for ...
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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