My Family And Other Animals (Popular Penguin)

Author(s): Gerald Durrell

Adult Classics

My Family and Other Animalsis 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 Animalsis 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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General Fields

  • : 9780141037479
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : September 2008
  • : 181mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : export ed
  • : export ed
  • : Biography & autobiography: general
  • : Paperback
  • : Biography & autobiography: general
  • : Paperback
  • : 396
  • : 396
  • : Gerald Durrell
  • : Gerald Durrell
  • : 574.9495
  • : 574.9495
  • : en
  • : en