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He told the pilgrims that his house was frequently visited by the man-eater, and to
sleep out in the open would be to court death. While the argument was at its
height, a sadhu on his way from Muttra to Badrinath arrived on the scene and ...
I had no tents for my men, and had intended that they should sleep with
Ibbotson's men in the outbuildings of the inspection bungalow; but this they had
refused to do, asserting that there was no more danger for them than there was
for me in ...
The goat, like many human beings, had no interest in sunsets, and, after nibbling
the grass within reach, scratched a shallow hole for itself, lay down, curled up,
and went to sleep. Here was a dilemma. I had counted on the animal, now
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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