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... hoped in time partly to overcome. From the maps I had been supplied with, I
found that the man-eater was operating over an area of roughly five hundred
square miles. Five hundred square miles of country anywhere would have been
a  ...
hundred square miles of country anywhere would have been a considerable
area in which to find and shoot any animal, and in this mountainous and rugged
part of Garh- wal the task of finding an animal that only operated at night
... followed me could only have been the man-eater, and for the rest of the day I
walked as many miles as my legs would carry ... you obtained a bird's-eye view of
the five hundred square miles of country in which the man-eater was operating.
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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