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When I told him that it would not be possible to draw the fish up the face of the
rock, and that therefore the only thing to do was to cut it free, he said, 'Wait, Sahib,
I will fetch my brother.' His brother— a long and lanky stripling with dancing ...
When the fish at last had been safely landed, I asked the brothers if they ate fish,
and on receiving their eager answer that they most certainly did, when they could
get any, I told them I would give them the fish we had just landed— which was a ...
The landing of this second fish was not as difficult as the landing of the first had
been, for we each knew our places on the rock, and exactly what to do. Both fish
were the same length, but the second was a little heavier than the first, and while
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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