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result that the spoon struck the rock on the far side of the pool, about two feet
above the water. The falling of the spoon into the water coincided with the arrival
of the fingerlings at the rock, and the spoon had hardly touched the water when it
When I told him that it would not be possible to draw the fish up the face of the
rock, and that therefore the only thing to do was to cut it free, he said, 'Wait, Sahib,
I will fetch my brother.' His brother— a long and lanky stripling with dancing ...
I was running in the middle of the hundred- yard open ground and had gone
about six hundred yards when I caught sight of a white object, standing on a rock,
at the edge of the forest on the left-hand side of the slope, about three hundred ...
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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