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In the thorn enclosure, guarding the dead goat and the neatly stacked pile of
packs, were the packman's two sheep dogs, tethered to stout pegs with short
lengths of heavy chain. These big, black, and powerful dogs, used by packmen ...
When I told him I had done so and had seen what the evil spirit had done, and
added that it would be wise to sell his dogs to camelmen on his next visit to
Hardwar, for it was quite evident that they were lacking in courage, he nodded his
On the rough broken ground the pig lost his lead, and pig and pye dogs
disappeared into the brushwood together. Next minute all the dogs, with the
exception of the big light-colored animal that had been leading the pack, dashed
back out of ...
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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