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The village buildings are invariably set at the upper end of the cultivated land;
this is done with the object of overlooking and protecting the cultivation from stray
cattle and wild animals, for except in very rare cases there are no hedges or ...
THE GIN TRAP From reports received from near-by villages where unsuccessful
attempts had been made to break into houses, and from the pug marks I had
seen on the roads, I knew that the man-eater was still in the vicinity, and a few
We had the day before us, for I had returned early from my visit to the cave, and
after breakfast, we mounted on Ibbotson's sure-footed horses and, carrying our
rifles, set out for the village where the woman was reported to have been killed.
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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