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Crossing the footpath he had gone straight down the hill for half a mile, to the
spot where he had undressed the girl, and, after eating a little of her, had left her
lying in a little glade of emerald-green grass, under the shade of a tree roofed
The sun was setting behind the high hills to the west, and we had been in
shadow for some minutes, when a kakar dashed down the hill, barking, from the
direction in which we had been told there was heavy jungle. On the shoulder of
the hill ...
ting light when we again sat down on the hill overlooking the hollow. We saw and
heard nothing, and when the sun had been up an hour, we went to the kill. The
leopard had not touched the three places where we had buried the poison, but ...
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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