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The first time I met this fearsome jhula I was foolish enough to ask the toll
collector, who for the payment of one pice permitted me to risk my life on it,
whether the bridge was ever tested or repaired. His answer, given as he ran a
speculative eye ...
that remained between the firing of my shot and daylight; so I decided to confine
my search to the Rudraprayag bridge. There were three approaches to the bridge
: one from the north, one from the south, and between these two a well-beaten ...
MAGIC Each evening when I went to the bridge to take up my position on the
tower, I was accompanied by two men who carried the ladder that enabled me to
climb to the platform, and which they removed, after handing me my rifle. On 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