Boris the Bear-Hunter
"[...]their sockets. The bear, mad with pain and rage, pressed in its fury upon the stout spear, and bit and tore at the good oak until the splinters flew and the whole spear shook and trembled in the hunter's grasp. Breathless and weary as he was, Boris nevertheless held his own, and for some time budged not an inch. There is a limit, however, to the powers of the hardest muscles and of the stoutest hearts, and the present tension was more than the bravest and the strongest could support for any length of time. Boris was evidently tiring. Had he been fresh when this great wrestling match began, he would long since have made an irresistible rush, pushed the monster over backwards, and despatched him with repeated digs of the spear, as he had many a time treated bears before. But Boris was weary with his long struggle. He could not hold on much longer, [...]."
- Paperback | 198 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.65mm | 308.44g
- 16 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations