CONTENTS:- 1. Glimpses of India. 2. Peaks and pagodas. 3. The tiger beat. 4. Among the Bataks. 5. Tiger tales. 6. Where woman rules. 7. Diversions of the matriarchs. 8. Were tigers and others. 9. Jungle nights. 10. On our way. 11. Indo-China. 12. In Annam. 13. In the forest. 14. The tiger comes. 15. Homeward Bound.
This book describes the keen and zestful story of a long and hazardous tiger hunt. The trail led the author to many strange corners of Asia which were the homes of interesting tribes and delightful tiger legends, and brought much thrilling adventures. This book contains some interesting impressions of two countries India and Africa which are off the ordinary tourist track in 1920s. This book also discusses the curious phenomenon in tribal communities. It covers the descriptive cultures and rituals of the tribal communities which the author came across during her trail for the tiger hunt.