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first age to the last and was eppered with some great humor thatpage to the last and was eppered with some great humor that it right along I loved it This book was fantastic It follows the story of an escaped man eating tiger as he terrorizes the residents of rural Georgia and how he
IS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DIFFERENT CHARACTERSseen through the eyes of the different characters read a bit Detour (Something in Common, predictable at times and the writing style bored me a bit but it was worth the read No strong female characters which was LAME Don t think thisassed the Bechdel test My dad gave me this to read one Sunday when I was the horror wout a book and the library was closed It s not something I might have マジック・ツリーハウス〈1〉恐竜の谷の大冒険 picked for myself but my final assessment is WOW Very suspenseful very interesting and a thoughtrovoking ending The story itself is kind of like Jaws meets Rudyard Kipling it s about a domesticated circus tiger that escapes and begins eating the locals in rural Georgia captured brilliantly in all its overty color heat and characters And yes you can t help but root for the tiger Rest assured that unlike Jaws this story is so much than man vs beast and it really takes off when legendary tiger hunter Jim Graham arrives Graham is a uiet reserved gentleman who leaves retirement in England to slay the beast but he is so intelligent and so respectful of nature and animals even as he hunts them you cannot help but root for him as well According to the author a retired journalist Graham was based on legendary tiger hunter Jim Corbett The novel takes on an almost spiritual uality as you re drawn into a subplot about a young mountain boy being raised if you can call it that but a mentally handicapped mother The kid is basically feral but he s whip smart and knows the mountains and all its critters intimately He feels a bond with the tiger which may or may not be mutual "but joins forces with Graham to hunt the giant cat I won t say any about the ending "joins forces with Graham to hunt the giant cat I won t say any about the ending it will make you blink rapidly and why spoil it A fun book with a mildly improbable ending seuence Hemingway or even El Leonard it is not but still a nice murderous romp through rural Georgia. Shikar marks the spectacular debut of Jack Warner Totally absorbing it is a thriller of verve accomplishment tension and imaginative ower This is the kind of story that keeps us awake and reading into the early morning hours makes us miss our stop forces us to be late for appointments Shikar its Grady Brickhouse sheriff of Harte County Georgia against an unlikely but fearsome opponent a full grown Bengal tiger that has somehow found its way into his jurisdiction Br. ,
One of my favorite books It kept my heart Captives of New Pompeii (New Pompeii, pounding with the suspense There is a colleague of mine who hails from a town that borders a mountain range and forests It s a sceniclace and one that lies close to a wildlife sanctuary He had once told me an anecdote of a bear which was found abandoned by the wayside bordering the forest It appears that this bear a fully grown one was a art of an illegal travelling circus and owing to increasing ressure from the authorities was let off in the jungle The animal had been raised in captivity and slowly found its way back to civilization It did not know how to hunt or forage and it simply say by the way side on a boulder Initially eople were scared of the animal and gave it a wide berth but slowly curiosity overcame the fear and they began feeding it tidbits but this however made the bear all the reliant on human beings Time went by and the curiosity dried "up eople walked away and the bear sat there waiting for "people walked away and the bear sat there waiting for that never came One morning found the Alfie Outdoors poor animal lying dead near the boulder and there was nothing to that story This little tale is not a novel one for this is what usually happens to animals who escape captivity The lucky ones dieainless deaths while gruesome ends await others who cross The Agile Team Handbook, 2nd Edition paths with human beings This brings up a hypothetical uestion If a supremely adaptedredator was let loose among an isolated community who would emerge as the winner of the conflict There is no concrete answer to this uestion for every weapon that we bring to the fore the animal has a finely honed Her Mothers Daughter predatory instinct which would counter our moves Jack Warner tells a story of man against nature in the town of Hartesville bordering the Appalachian mountains in Shikar A fully grown Bengal Tiger and a man eater at that gets loose from a travelling circus and escapes into the wilderness of the mountains Naturalrey being scarce it starts Howard Stern Comes Again picking offeople from the sleepy town of Hartesville The story follows the town s struggle to reclaim their Spellbound peace and to hunt down the animal wreaking havoc in their lives The story isretty much what you expect from a Hollywood creatur. Ickhouse happens to be very good at his job keeping the Cant Fake This peace in his sleepy corner of the huge forested wilderness at the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail A former high schoolrincipal Brickhouse is known as a gentle and fair man Writing Myths people like him But he's no match for the tiger one of the mostowerful and cunning redators on the lanet few humans are and every hunter who goes into the woods after the beast is taken out in ieces Grady is going to have to.
E feature eople who underestimate the Stripes of Gehenna power of nature theredator and its unsuspecting victims arrogant men and women who think this is a freak occurrence and ay for their ignorance with their lives and the genuine folks trying to bring down the animal They are all in here What makes the difference are two characters Roy and Col Jim Graham Roy is a feral child and makes the difference are two characters Roy and Col Jim Graham Roy is a feral child and who develops an inexplicable bond with the tiger While it lends and ethereal feel to the whole relationship the author does not explain in detail as to what bonds the two and why it brings about changes to the child This factor notwithstanding it is an unspoken and yet life changing bond between man and nature Col Graham is the hunter a relic of the British Raj and one "Who Respects The Animal Which He Plans "respects the animal which he lans kill He is eponymous of the gentleman hunter class of Brits which was so Time Slips popularized by an elderly gentleman named Col Edward James Corbett interestingly enough he does get mentioned as a character in this book Graham is a uiet elderly gentleman who is aolar opposite to all the gung ho tiger killers in the community He uietly goes about his job with brutal efficiency and gets things done The story is a tad The Complete Baby and Toddler Cookbook predictable but Jack Warner manages to hold it all togetherThere was one little occurrence that made me exclaim out loud An interaction between Graham and an Indian expat in the town which suddenly felt utterly out oflace for this tale It reflected rather Stormy Waters (Dar and Kerry, poor judgement from the author toaint a clich d icture of an Indian as a blabbering and tongue tied inferior entity in front of his white Sahib even decades after the country attaining independence The most befitting remark that I can make is what the Britisher s character himself says as most embarrassing This is an under rated and lesser known creature feature Leagues embarrassing This is an under rated and lesser known creature feature Leagues of many others books in this genre Recommended This book took me by surprise It is a nonstop thrill ride It has become one of my all time favs This book was heart ounding A Patriots History of the United States page turner and I loved every minute of it One of my favorite all time reads Not the kind of book I normally read Couldn tut it down. Find someone or something that can do something damn uick the death toll mounts every day the media and the The Vow politicians are clamoring for something to be done and something strange is going on that Grady just can'tut his finger on something that doesn't add up Shikar is fresh and inventive Jack Warner erforms storytelling magic in the clear resonant style of the classic adventures of Jack London Rudyard Kipling and Michael CrichtonIt is a novel you will never forg.