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An Absolute Classic

Postby shooter50 » Sun Oct 16, 2016 11:45 pm

An absolute classic tale- The Kalibhit Man eater, taken from the Book Shikar Yarns And Uncanny Tales by the Late Ajay Singh Yadav . Posted here with permission from the authors family.
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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby zorawar_jamwal » Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:57 am

Amazing story

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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby anoop » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:52 am

Dear Shooter50, this made good reading. Thanks and looking forward for more such stories. Anoop

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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby Vikram » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:27 pm


Thank you for sharing this enjoyable read. Do share more of you have any. :cheers:


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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby hvj1 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:14 pm

Thank you Shooter50
What a story! One thing I have noticed in common amongst all the Raj days shikar stories. Be it Corbett, Anderson or any other, the flow of their writing is so smooth. No highfalutin words just simply written and while reading, one gets the impression that that one is watching a movie.

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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby xl_target » Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:40 am

I agree.
An excellent story!
Thank you for sharing this.

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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby marksman » Thu Oct 27, 2016 1:47 pm

Incidentally I was around the same region a week ago. More so towards Suhagpur though. The guy must've been a super shot to risk a human being sitting in the open to get a Tiger...of all things. Indeed makes an interesting reading never the less.


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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby ngrewal » Wed Nov 02, 2016 3:36 am

agree wth marksman nice read and its a great area lived near it and passed through Hoshangabad and Betul amazing scenery..but shooting at a tiger who was chasing a girl right after it had killed a cow ...it seems interesting but then every one to their own

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Re: An Absolute Classic

Postby mohansingh » Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:23 am

Beautifully written, simple crisp prose. Easily the best that i have read written by an Indian. All shikar authors - Jim Corbett, Kenneth Anderson, JH Patterson included do pad it up a little. An hunting story is all about the setting and the chase. The kill is over in an instant!!

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