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This outer room also had a narrow slip of a window set some four feet above floor
level, and in this window, which was open, stood a large brass vessel containing
drinking water for the sick woman. Except for the one door giving access to the ...
Returning to the village he raised an alarm, and while sixty men went off to
search for the body, four men were despatched to Rudraprayag to inform us.
Ibbotson and I were beating a hillside on the left bank of the river for the man-
eater, when ...
It was one of my men calling in great agitation, and when I sent an answering call
echoing over the Ganges, four heads appeared, and, catching sight of us, four
men came helter-skelter down the hill, one of them swinging a lighted lantern he
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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