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There was sufficient oil in the lantern to keep it alight all night, for I found it
burning when I awoke in the morning, and my loaded rifle lay across my bed. But
the thorn enclosure was very flimsy and we were dead tired after our ten days'
When I eventually reached the road I sent a full-throated cooee into the night, and
a moment later I saw a door in the village far up the hillside open and Madho
Singh and his companion emerge, carrying a lantern. When the two men joined ...
As it was now getting dark in these rooms, a man lit a lantern and, descending to
the courtyard, approached the woman. As he did so, he saw drops of blood on
the flagstones where the woman was standing. On hearing the man's horrified ...
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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