My Family and Other Animals

Gerald Durrell

£8.99

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.

Paperback

Biography & Memoir > Non-Fiction

ISBN: 9780241981696

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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

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm