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It was generally believed that the Alaknanda offered no obstacle to the man-eater
and that when he found it difficult to obtain a human kill on one bank, he crossed
over to the other bank by swimming the river. I discounted this belief.
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
Below the grass slope was some broken ground, and below that again a dense
belt of brushwood, which extended right down to the river. On the rough broken
ground the pig lost his lead, and pig and pye dogs disappeared into the ...
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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