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Man-eaters of Kumaon,and,The temple tiger

Jim Corbett

Man-eaters of Kumaon,and,The temple tiger

by Jim Corbett

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Published by Oxford U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction byGeoffrey Cumberlege.
SeriesWorld"s classics-no.577
The Physical Object
Pagination383p.,16cm
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18992498M

The last of Colonel Jim Corbett's books on his unique and enthralling hunting experiences in India, this volume concludes the narrative of his adventures with tigers begun in the famous Man-Eaters of Kumaon. These stories maintain, perhaps even supercede, the . About the Book The Temple Tiger, the last of Corbett’s books on his gripping hunting experiences in the Indian Himalayas, concludes the narrative begun in the Man- Eaters of kumaon. Apart from displaying the hunter-conservationist’s acute awareness of jungle sights and sounds and accurate observation of life in the Indian forests, including the behaviour of tigers, the stories reveal.

The last of Colonel Jim Corbett's books on his unique and enthralling hunting experiences in India, this volume concludes the narrative of his adventures with tigers begun in the famous Man-Eaters of Kumaon. These stories maintain, perhaps even supercede, the high standard of the earlier classic collection. Corbett saves his best story of all.   The Temple Tiger And More Man-Eaters of Kumaon On Novem Janu By My Era In Book Review This is the second book of the three book series on man-eaters by Jim Corbett famous for hunting a large number of man-eating tigers and leopards in India.

The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon (Oxford India Paperbacks) by Corbett, Jim and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Corbett, Jim, Temple tiger, and more man-eaters of Kumaon. New York, Oxford University Press, [©].


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Man-eaters of Kumaon,and,The temple tiger by Jim Corbett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Temple Tiger by Jim Corbett is a thrilling book. One can feel the excitement of being in the jungle along with Jim Corbett, hunting the dreaded man-eating tigers of Kumaon.

His writing style is kept simple and yet he has described the scenes vividly so that one can really picture by: 9. The last of Jim Corbett’s books about the man-eaters of Kumaon, The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon is about four tigers (three of them man-eaters and one which had acquired too strong a liking for cattle) and one man-eating leopard that Corbett was called upon to trail and kill in Kumaon/5.

I recently purchased a copy of Jim Corbett’s “Temple Tiger and More Man Eaters of the Kumaon”. I must say it is a very poorly digitized copy, hard to read, and not worth being sold by Amazon. I hope I can get a refund for this purchase and in future you should only post decent, readable Kindle editions of s: I recently purchased a copy of Jim Corbett’s “Temple Tiger and More Man Eaters of the Kumaon”.

I must say it is a very poorly digitized copy, hard to read, and not worth being sold by Amazon. I hope I can get a refund for this purchase and in future you should only post decent, readable Kindle editions of book/5(25). Man-Eaters of Kumaon is a collection of incidents documented by Corbett himself during the twenties and thirties in the Himalayan foothills.

Tigers are not natural predators of man. They turn man eaters because of injuries, loss of habitat, hunger and a variety The fact that struck me when I was a few pages into this book was how well Jim Corbett understood the jungle/5.

The last of Colonel Jim Corbett's books on his hunting experiences in India, this volume concludes the narrative of his adventures with tigers begun in the famous Man-Eaters of Kumaon. The temple tiger and more man-eaters of Kumaon Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon is an amazing series of encounters with Man-eats.

I am alway amazed how Mr. Corbet survived to write the book. I have loaned it to many people and they have enjoyed it as well/5(). Reviewer: Mubashar - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - April 1, Subject: Man Eaters Of Kumaon This was one of my first English books that I ever and it left a lasting impression.

The book survived in our family for many years being read to the next generations. In the book Temple Tiger and more Man-Eaters of Kumaon, Corbett describes two such incidents which occurred in the winter of In the first incident, a villager was driving two bullocks along the path to Chuka when a tiger suddenly appeared in his : unknown.

The Temple Tiger and More Man-eaters of Kumaon - Kindle edition by Corbett, Jim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Temple Tiger and More Man-eaters of Kumaon/5().

The last of Colonel Jim Corbett's books on his unique and enthralling hunting experiences in India, this volume concludes the narrative of his adventures with tigers begun in the famous Man-Eaters of Kumaon.

These stories maintain, perhaps even supercede, the high standard of the earlier classic collection/5(). The Jim Corbett Omnibus: "Man-eaters of Kumaon", "Man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag" and "Temple Tiger and More Man-eaters of Kumaon" Hardcover – Aug by Jim Corbett (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jim Corbett Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. /5(). The Temple Tiger by Jim Corbett is a thrilling book. One can feel the excitement of being in the jungle along with Jim Corbett, hunting the dreaded man-eating tigers of Kumaon.

His writing style is kept simple and yet he has described the scenes vividly so that one can really picture them/5(). Corbett provided estimates of human casualties in his books, including Man-Eaters of Kumaon, The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, and The Temple Tiger, and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon.

Calculating the totals from these accounts, these big cats had killed more than 1, men, women, and children, according to : Edward James Corbett, 25 July. The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon is an amazing series of encounters with Man-eats.

I am alway amazed how Mr. Corbet survived to write the book. I have loaned it to many people and they have enjoyed it as well. Highly recommended!/5(). Overview This is the Jim Corbett's fifth book and third and last about man-eaters. The book contain five stories the first one about ''The Temple Tiger'' and last one ''The Talla Des man-eater''.

The temple tiger's story is unique in the sense that that tiger (not a man-eater) was never shot by Jim Corbett despite his best attempts.4/4(3). Sources. The information about the female tiger, known as Thak man-eater, comes from two documented stories written by hunter, conservationist and author Jim a story about the Chuka man-eating tiger (from the book "Temple Tiger and other Man-Eaters of Kumaon", published in by "Oxford University Press") Corbett described how he saw for the first time a female tiger which later Born: unknown.

Description of the book "The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon": The last of Colonel Jim Corbett's books on his unique and enthralling hunting experiences in India, this volume concludes the narrative of his adventures with tigers begun in the famous Man-Eaters of Kumaon.

‘ The Temple Tiger and more man-eaters of Kumaon ’ was published in – ten years after the publication and eventual success of his first public novel.

The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett avg rating — ratings — published — 11 editions.Buy The Temple Tiger And More Man-Eaters Of Kumaon. by Corbett, Jim. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).

Jim Corbett Omnibus is a compendium of the six books written by Mr. Jim Corbett, the renown hunter of man-eating tigers and leopards during the British Raj in India.

CONTENTS: Book One: Man-Eaters of Kumaon — Page 3 - Book Two: The Temple Tiger and More Man-Eaters of Kumaon — Page -