The tiger pit. by Adrian Hill

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Janette Turner Hospital's gifts for memorable characters, startling insights and poetic prose are amply displayed in this intense psychological drama.

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In medieval fortification, a trou de loup (French for "wolf hole"; plural trous de loup, also commonly referred to as a tiger pit in the East) was a type of booby trap or defensive obstacle.

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He survives days after a shipwreck while stranded on a lifeboat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger which raises questions about the nature of reality and how it is perceived and told.

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If you are from the United Kingdom, we can display prices in British Pounds. Shere Khan (/ ˈ ʃ ɪər ˈ k ɑː n /) is a fictional Bengal tiger and the main antagonist of Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book and its adaptations. According to The Kipling Society, the word shere (or shir) translates as 'tiger', and khan is a title of distinction, used together "to show that he is the chief among tigers.".

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The whipping tail is not more still Than when I smell the enemy Writhing in the essential blood Or dnagling from the friendly tree. When I lay bare the tooth of wit The hissing over the arched tongue Is more affectionate than hate, More bitter than the love of youth, And inaccessible by /5(3).

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"The Most Dangerous Game", also published as "The Hounds of Zaroff", is a short story by Richard Connell, first published in Collier's on Janu The story features a big-game hunter from New York City who falls off a yacht and swims to what seems to be an abandoned and isolated island in the Caribbean, where he is hunted by a Russian aristocrat.

The Bengal tiger stopped for a moment before looking around. Something wasn't right. "Probably just from climbing out of that lava pit," Shere Khan said, walking onwards, only to stop again.

There where voices nearby. From what he could tell, female voices, three to be precise. The king is very glad. He commands that Daniel be lifted out of the pit.

Then he has the bad men who tried to get rid of Daniel thrown to the lions. Even before they reach the bottom of the pit, the lions grab them and break all their bones.

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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. Tiger attacks are an extreme form of human–wildlife conflict which occur for various reasons and have claimed more human lives than attacks by any of the other big most comprehensive study of deaths due to tiger attacks estimates that at leastpeople died due to tiger attacks between andthe majority of these attacks occurring in South and Southeast Asia.

“So I stood around that big square of books. Standing around books, even books in a foreign language, you feel a kind of electricity buzzing up toward you, Your Excellency. It just happens, the way you get erect around girls wearing tight jeans.

"Except here what happens is that your brain starts to hum.” ― Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger. The young man looked around and found a long branch sturdy enough for the tiger to grip onto.

He lowered it into the pit and the tiger hauled himself up. The tiger breathed a sigh of relief, then licked his lips, “Why thank you little snack, you’re just in time for tea.” “But, but, but, you said you’d be eternally grateful.

Forever. Caldwell's tiger hunting went unchecked, as did that of British trophy hunters such as William Lord Smith, who recounted his tales in the book "The Cave Tiger of China.".

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Tom Courtney, one of four sons of master mariner Sir Hal Courtney. In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day is inspired by one of the most obscure yet courageous acts recorded in Scripture, a blessed and audacious act that left no regrets: “Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it” (2 Samuel ).

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On day two, though, Rainsford prepares a Burmese Tiger pit with the hopes of trapping his hunter and ending it all sooner than later. Connell describes how the pit .

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