( BOOK Shikar By Jack Warner ) Author Jack Warner – ecogenlife.org
Em 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 because it will make you blink rapidly and why spoil Find someone or something that can do something damn uick the death toll mounts every day the media and the oliticians are clamoring for something to be done and something strange is going on that Grady just can't Gnosis put his finger on something that doesn't add up Shikar is fresh and inventive Jack Warnererforms 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.
CHARACTERS Shikar By Jack Warner
Not the kind of book I normally read Couldn t Left to Die-a First Hand Account of Life in the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina put it down One of my favorite books It kept my heartounding with the suspense 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 characters This book took me by surprise It is a nonstop thrill ride It has become one of my all time favs 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 Dolphin Diaries Bind-Up picked for myself but my final assessment is WOW Very suspenseful very int. Shikar marks the spectacular debut of Jack Warner Totally absorbing it is a thriller of verve accomplishment tension and imaginativeower 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.
Eresting and a thought rovoking 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 Flood Legends poverty 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 th. Ickhouse happens to be very good at his job keeping theeace in his sleepy corner of the huge forested wilderness at the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail A former high school The Best Of Saint Louis principal Brickhouse is known as a gentle and fair maneople like him But he's no match for the tiger one of the most The Brother-Offended Checklist powerful and cunningredators 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.