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the search party finds it, the Patwari holds an inquiry on the spot, and if he is
satisfied that it is a genuine kill by a man-eater— and not a case of murder— he
gives the relatives permission to remove the remains for cremation or burial, ...
During the winter Ibbotson had organized a very efficient intelligence service
throughout the area in which the man-eater was operating. If in this area a dog,
goat, cow, or human being was killed, or an attempt made to force open a door,
morning, I left the last village— where I had been made to halt and drink a cup of
tea— greatly cheered, and as I swung down the last four miles to Rudraprayag I
became aware that I was treading on the pug marks of the man-eater. Strange ...
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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