My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 06/04/2017
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Synopsis

My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell. Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, bookworm Lawrence and budding naturalist Gerry, along with their long-suffering mother and Roger the dog - take off for the island of Corfu.But the Durrells find that, reluctantly, they must share their various villas with a menagerie of local fauna - among them scorpions, geckos, toads, bats and butterflies.Recounted with immense humour and charm My Family and Other Animals is a wonderful account of a rare, magical childhood.'Durrell has an uncanny knack of discovering human as well as animal eccentricities' Sunday Telegraph'A bewitching book' Sunday Times

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241981696
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 220g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm

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