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These latter recalled that the sadhu had arrived at the village at about the time
the killing had started, and it was further recalled that on the day succeeding a
killing the sadhu had been wont to sleep all day, stretched on his bed in the sun.
'During the nights the first and the second party were on watch, the sadhu did not
leave his hut. 'My father was with the third party and at nightfall they silently took
up their positions, and shortly thereafter, the aoor of the hut slowly opened, and ...
Seeing the temper of the crowd— and being a man of great experience— Mason
said he had no doubt that the real culprit had been apprehended, but that before
the sadhu was lynched justice demanded that his guilt should be established.
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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
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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