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The explanation given by the Pundit why the leopard had rejected the pilgrims
and carried off the hill woman was that she was the only person in the shelter that
night who was wearing a colored garment. This explanation is not convincing, ...
The Pundit's house was built on the same plan as the homesteads at Bhainswara
: a low ground-floor room, used for storage of fuel, and a first-floor room used as a
residence. A short flight of stone steps gave access to a narrow veranda, the ...
Pundit lay gasping for breath and bleeding profusely, while the leopard growled
and clawed at the frail door, and the pilgrims screamed with terror. At daylight the
pilgrims carried the Pundit— now mercifully unconscious— to a Kalakamli ...
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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