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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 ...
The early part of the night was silent, but at eight o'clock a kakar started barking
in the direction of the kill. The leopard had arrived, and I was convinced he had
not gone to the kill along either of the paths I was watching. After barking for a few
During all those ten nights the barking of the kakar on the first night was all that I
heard. That the man-eater was still in the vicinity, we had ample proof, for twice
within those ten nights it had broken into houses and carried off on the first ...
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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