The Tiger in the Tunnelis a touching story of the extraordinary courage of ordinary men, who remain oblivious to the world despite their acts of heroism. It tells the story Baldeo, a signalman at a small station, who dies fighting with the deadly tiger. The same responsibility now falls on Tembu, the eight year old son of Baldeo. Tembu has little time to mourn his father's death for he had to earn a living for supporting his family. Thus life goes on, uninterrupted by the great tragedies that befall..