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It was a dark night and after waiting for a few minutes the man called to the girl,
and receiving no answer called again, and then got up and hurriedly closed and
latched the door. It had rained earlier in the evening and it was easy to
This lamp was of German make and was called a petromax. It gave a brilliant
light but, with its long body and longer handle, was not designed to be used as a
lantern in a jungle. I am a little taller than Ibbotson, and suggested that I should ...
Three or perhaps four minutes later, he called again from a distance of a hundred
yards. It was a dark night and I had an electric torch lashed to the side of my rifle,
and my thumb was on the push button. From the root of the tree the path ran in ...
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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