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My India  (English, Paperback, Corbett Jim)

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Highlights
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: OUP India
  • Genre: Travel
  • ISBN: 9780195623413, 019562341X
  • Edition: 1989
  • Pages: 198
Description
Jim Corbett's classic stories of man-eaters have made him a legend in India. This colorfully-written collection contains classic tales about the human beings who lived in the poignant rural world of the Indian foothills. Corbett, here, displays great sympathy and concern for these people through his sharp observations of their village life, traditions, and culture. Engaging the reader with great force, these stories will serve as an indispensable supplement for anyone who has enjoyed Corbett's narrative gifts before.
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Book Details
Imprint
  • OUP India
Publication Year
  • 1989
Series & Set Details
Series Name
  • Oxford India Paperbacks
Dimensions
Width
  • 10 mm
Height
  • 217 mm
Length
  • 139 mm
Weight
  • 198 gr
Ratings & Reviews
4.4
56 Ratings &
5 Reviews
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5

A true India!!!!!

I have just finished reading this book. The book is not much about the hunting experiences of Jim, but it is an account of India at that time. Tells one about the hard struggle this man went through in his life and the dedication with which he worked in his life. The stories are short and crisp. Makes one a little emotional when he narrates many incidents of him helping the poor people with all he could. Made me realize that he was not only a hunter but a hard working man and a good leader w...
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Fascinating Read

Jim Corbett's fascination for India can be well understood. In fact, as an Indian, I felt a fresh rush of emotions for my own nation after reading this book. NEVER seen it that way. How difficult and fragile was life in those precarious times particularly for poor hilly folks. An honest, intimate and sobering account of life that existed far beyond the safe and secure seats of civilisation.
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ABHITOSH RATHORE

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Feb, 2012

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5

Terrific purchase

it is always a pleasant experience to read such a book.
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Bhaskar Bose

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Good choice

Good quality Product
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Faced minor issues

Book was nice. Stories are good .
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Priyanka

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