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The dog quite evidently belonged to the late occupant of the room and had been
accustomed to sleeping on the veranda, for he lay contentedly at our feet, giving
us a feeling of safety as we watched in turn through the long hours of the night.
I watched the sport for about an hour, during which time the men caught four fish,
all about the same size— ten pounds. On my previous visit to Rudraprayag I had
been informed by the Choivkidar in charge of the inspection bungalow that ...
The leopard was undoubtedly in the dense brushwood, but, though we lay in our
concealed position and watched for two hours, we saw nothing of him. At dusk
we lit the lantern we had provided ourselves with, and went back to the bungalow
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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