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Here, when she was dead, or possibly when the man called out in alarm, the
leopard had picked her up, and holding her high, so that no mark of hand or foot
showed on the soft newly plowed ground, had carried her across one field, down
Presently one of the men got to his feet and, as he pointed down excitedly into
the foaming white water at the foot of the fall, two of his companions manning the
long pole held the triangular net close to the fall. A large shoal of mahseer fish, ...
With this information Nand Ram had come hot-foot to the inspection bungalow.
Ibbotson had had both the Gulf Arab and the English mares saddled, and after
we had eaten a good meal we set out, with Nand Ram to show us the way.
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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