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Jim Corbett (The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag)
Jim Corbett (The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag)
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About the Book

Perhaps the most exciting of all of Corbett’s legendary stories of man–eaters, this book is a gripping tale of a notorious leopard which spread terror in the hills of the colonial United Provinces.

Corbett’s deep sympathy and concern for the people of rural India, combined with his sharp observations and vivid, detailed style, make this a valued possession for all those interested in good writing as well as wildlife and environment conservation.

‘Part of the power of Corbett’s writing lies in the…maddening faithfulness with which he recalls and recreates the smallest details of his hunts.’

 

Contents

 

     
1 The Pilgrim Road 1
2 The Man-eater 4
3 Terror 8
4 Arrival 22
5 Investigation 25
6 The First Kill 30
7 Locating the Leopard 33
8 The Second Kill 36
9 Preparations 43
10 Magic 48
11 A Near Escape 51
12 The Gin-trap 54
13 The Hunters Hunted 63
14 Retreat 71
15 Fishing Interlude 78
16 Death of a Goat 88
17 Cyanide Poisoning 92
18 Touch and Go 99
19 A Lesson in Caution 110
20 A Wild Boar Hunt 115
21 Vigil on a Pine-tree 120
22 My Night of Terror 131
23 Leopard Fights Leopard 137
24 A Shot in the Dark 148
25 Epilogue 163

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Jim Corbett (The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag)

Item Code:
NAF409
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Paperback
Edition:
2012
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN:
9780195622560
Language:
English
Size:
8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Pages:
174 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
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Weight of the book : 175 gms
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About the Book

Perhaps the most exciting of all of Corbett’s legendary stories of man–eaters, this book is a gripping tale of a notorious leopard which spread terror in the hills of the colonial United Provinces.

Corbett’s deep sympathy and concern for the people of rural India, combined with his sharp observations and vivid, detailed style, make this a valued possession for all those interested in good writing as well as wildlife and environment conservation.

‘Part of the power of Corbett’s writing lies in the…maddening faithfulness with which he recalls and recreates the smallest details of his hunts.’

 

Contents

 

     
1 The Pilgrim Road 1
2 The Man-eater 4
3 Terror 8
4 Arrival 22
5 Investigation 25
6 The First Kill 30
7 Locating the Leopard 33
8 The Second Kill 36
9 Preparations 43
10 Magic 48
11 A Near Escape 51
12 The Gin-trap 54
13 The Hunters Hunted 63
14 Retreat 71
15 Fishing Interlude 78
16 Death of a Goat 88
17 Cyanide Poisoning 92
18 Touch and Go 99
19 A Lesson in Caution 110
20 A Wild Boar Hunt 115
21 Vigil on a Pine-tree 120
22 My Night of Terror 131
23 Leopard Fights Leopard 137
24 A Shot in the Dark 148
25 Epilogue 163

Sample Pages









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