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The Kenneth Anderson Omnibus Volume 1 eBook: Kenneth Anderson: site. in: Kindle Store. Rogue tigers have been killing and eating people in Southeast Asia since the dawn of time. Nine Man-Eaters & One Rogue is the exciting story of one man's. A single man who was pursued by 1, policemen of four states for fifteen years ! A man who ruled the Chambal ravines and roamed 8, square miles.

This article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address: Article Id: Kenneth Anderson 8 March — 30 August was an Indian-born, British writer and hunter who wrote books about his adventures in the jungles of South India. Kenneth Anderson was from a Scottish family settled in India for six generations. His father Douglas Stewart Anderson was superintendent of the F. His father had a rifle, hunted for waterfowl, and influenced Anderson's decision to become a hunter. Joseph's College, Bangalore. He owned nearly acres of land across Karnataka, Hyderabad and Tamil Nadu. He had a daughter, June, born who now resides in Western Australia and a son, Donald, born Feb 18th, th July, who was also a hunter and resided in Bangalore, India. His love for the inhabitants of the Indian jungle led him to big game hunting and to writing real-life adventure stories. He often went into the jungle alone and unarmed to meditate and enjoy the beauty of untouched nature. As a hunter, he tracked down man-eating tigers and leopards.

He explains the habits and personalities of these animals. Anderson gives insights into the people of the Indian jungles of his time, with woods full of wildlife and local inhabitants having to contend with poor quality roads, communication and health facilities.

His books delve into the habits of the jungle tribes , their survival skills , and their day-to-day lives. He also explores the occult, and writes about his experiences for which he has no explanation. He was a personal friend and devotee of Satya Sai Baba , whom he had known since childhood; he always carried a talisman from the Baba for protection. Anderson helped save the jungle dwelling tribes from man-eaters in villages in southern India. He spoke Kannada , the language of his home town Bangalore, and Tamil , a language of the neighboring states.

He had a Studebaker car and usually hunted with a. He was a pioneer of wildlife conservation in southern India, and spent his later years "shooting" with a camera.

Anderson expounds on his love for India, its people, and its jungles. He believed in the power of alternative medicine and carried a box containing natural herbs from the jungle. He refused most treatments based on Western medicine and died of prostate cancer at the age of 64 on 30 August However, when he was mauled by a man-eating tiger, he took penicillin to counter the possible infection. He wrote a novel called the Fires of Passion which highlighted the situation of the Scottish people in South India.

In his introduction to Tales from the Indian Jungle , Anderson writes: This is the home for him and here is the place he would want to die; the jungle is his birthplace, his heaven and his resting place when the end comes. Kenneth Anderson became well acquainted with many jungle folk from various aborigine tribes; Byra the Poojare from the poojaree tribe, Ranga a petty shikari who also occasionally took to poaching, and Rachen from the Sholaga tribe.

Some of his friends such as Hughie Hailstone also had estates in South India and he also tells us about Eric Newcombe, his friend from his young days who used to get into a lot of trouble. My Dashboard Get Published. Sign in with your eLibrary Card close.

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The Call of the Man Eater by Kenneth Anderson

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What could say more of his nerve or devotion to animals? Please, let that stand as testament to the courageous and highly moral man he most certainly was. The times prevent there ever being more men like Anderson and Corbett.

Together they saved too many people to fathom. At the same time they're revered and honored in India with animal conservation efforts in their name and memory. I bought all three Vols of Anderson's and I'm delighted I did. There's more comments about the third being all rehashed.


Some stories overlap or make points and could stand independently. I enjoy all three and can't imagine who wouldn't that had an interest in this unique genre. This reminded me of tales of required hunting in order to solve problem situations when animals go bad.

Can imagine my granddad recounting the likes of these stories, Very Real without the unneeded embellishments of the modern day. Incredibly entertaining and informative. Deals with things I knew nothing about. A different time, a different place, a different world.

Engrossing stories, well written. Reads almost like a series of novelettes. I started first with Jim Corbett's books.

Anderson's descriptions of the jungle is of the same class though his observation and interpretation of jungle signs is somewhat wanting. However he packs a lot of other information about the jungle whereas Corbett keeps to hunt. The book is packed with information on flora, fauna and people of the south indian jungle. It is a must read for anyone interested in south indian jungle.

Highly recommended. Great find. In the style of Corbett or Capstick. Clean unsentimental writing. Really enjoyed this one and will look forward to reading his other works.

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