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his companion sat on the tower on the right bank. After they had been sitting on
these towers for two months— so the report says— the man on the tower on the
left bank saw the leopard walk out onto the bridge from the archway below him.
One thing was causing me a lot of uneasiness and giving me much heart-
searching: that was confining the man- eater to one bank of the river. However I
looked at it, it did not appear to be right that the people on the left bank of the
The male would presently return alone, and, as the precautions now being taken
by the people on the left bank were making it difficult for him to procure a human
kill, he would probably try and cross over to the right bank of the Alaknanda.
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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