Whatever Happened to Margo?

Whatever Happened to Margo?

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 15/03/2018
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Synopsis

Returning to the UK with two young children to support, Margaret Durrell starts a boarding house in Bournemouth. But any hopes of respectability are quickly dashed.

As the tenants reveal themselves to be a host of eccentrics: from a painter of nudes to a pair of glamorous young nurses whose late-night shifts combined with an ever-revolving roster of gentleman callers, a neighbourhood rumour that Margo is running a brothel begins to circulate.

Margo's own two sons, Gerry and Nicholas, prove to be every bit as mischievous as their famous Uncle Gerald - and he himself returns periodically with weird and wonderful animals, from marmosets to monkeys, that are quite unsuitable for life in a Bournemouth garden.

With a foreword by Gerald Durrell, this is a fascinating insight into what really happened to Margo.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241982815
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 192g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 131 x 18 mm

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Whatever Happened to Margo?
A funny account of a 1947 guesthouse run by the Durrell sister
This is a book that answers some questions about the continuation of other books. Fans of Gerald Durrell’s books about his family and other animals, or at ... READ MORE
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