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This outer room also had a narrow slip of a window set some four feet above floor
level, and in this window, which was open, stood a large brass vessel containing
drinking water for the sick woman. Except for the one door giving access to the ...
She was sleeping alone in a house, the door of which she had left unfastened;
this door, as in the case of the door of the house occupied by the woman who
escaped with a lacerated arm, opened inwards. On entering the room the leopard
One of his tales concerned a woman who had lived in a village further down the
road, and with whom he had been acquainted. After a visit to the Rudraprayag
bazaar one day, this woman arrived at Golabrai late in the evening. Fearing she ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - www.librarything.com
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