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On reaching the door the woman sat down on the doorstep and as she did so the
utensils clattered to the ground. There was not sufficient light for the man to see
what had happened and when he received no answer to his urgent call, ...
Having dug away the ground between the cow's legs, and removed it to a
distance, I set the trap where the leopard had placed his paws and covered it
over with big green leaves. After sprinkling a layer of earth over them, I replaced
the dead ...
spongy ground, lay down behind the rock, with only one eye showing in the
direction of the kill. For ten minutes I lay on the wet ground. When daylight had all
but gone I regained the path and, taking every precaution, covered the remaining
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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