The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, and Other East African Adventures
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The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, and Other East African Adventures

By J. H. (John Henry) Patterson
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The Man-eaters of Tsavo is a book written by John Henry Patterson in 1907 that recounts his experiences while overseeing the construction of a railroad bridge in what would become Kenya. It is most widely known for recounting the story of a pair of lions that he killed, known as the Tsavo maneaters.
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Table of Contents
  • THE MAN-EATERS OF TSAVO AND Other East African Adventures
    • BY
    • Lieut.-Col. J. H. Patterson, D.S.O.
      • WITH A FOREWORD BY FREDERICK COURTENEY SELOUS
        • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS
      • PREFACE
      • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE MAN-EATERS OF TSAVO
    • CHAPTER I
      • MY ARRIVAL AT TSAVO
      • CHAPTER II
      • THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE MAN-EATERS
      • CHAPTER III
      • THE ATTACK ON THE GOODS-WAGON
      • CHAPTER IV
      • THE BUILDING OF THE TSAVO BRIDGE
      • CHAPTER V
      • TROUBLES WITH THE WORKMEN
      • CHAPTER VI
      • THE REIGN OF TERROR
      • CHAPTER VII
      • THE DISTRICT OFFICER'S NARROW ESCAPE
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE DEATH OF THE FIRST MAN-EATER
      • CHAPTER IX
      • THE DEATH OF THE SECOND MAN-EATER
      • CHAPTER X
      • THE COMPLETION OF THE TSAVO BRIDGE
      • CHAPTER XI
      • THE SWAHILI AND OTHER NATIVE TRIBES
      • CHAPTER XII
      • A NIGHT AFTER HIPPO
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • A DAY ON THE N'DUNGU ESCARPMENT
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE FINDING OF THE MAN-EATERS' DEN
      • CHAPTER XV
      • UNSUCCESSFUL RHINO HUNTS
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • A WIDOW'S STORY
      • CHAPTER XVII
      • AN INFURIATED RHINO
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • LIONS ON THE ATHI PLAINS
      • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE STRICKEN CARAVAN
      • CHAPTER XX
      • A DAY ON THE ATHI RIVER
      • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE MASAI AND OTHER TRIBES
      • CHAPTER XXII
      • HOW ROSHAN KHAN SAVED MY LIFE
      • CHAPTER XXIII
      • A SUCCESSFUL LION HUNT
      • CHAPTER XXIV
      • BHOOTA'S LAST SHIKAR
      • CHAPTER XXV
      • A MAN-EATER IN A RAILWAY CARRIAGE
      • CHAPTER XXVI
      • WORK AT NAIROBI
      • CHAPTER XXVII
      • THE FINDING OF THE NEW ELAND
      • APPENDIX
        • I.
        • II.
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