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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 ...
Fifty yards from the tree, while climbing over a rock, Ibbotson slipped— the base
of the lamp came in violent contact with the rock— and the mantle fell in dust to
the bottom of the lamp. The streak of blue flame, directed from the nozzle onto the
Without a rope ladder, they said, it would not be possible to climb the tree, and,
further, if I succeeded in climbing it without a ladder, and carried out my intention
of remaining out all night, I should have no protection against 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