My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals

Hardback Collector's Library

By (author) Gerald Durrell, Introduction by Peter Olney

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  • Publisher: Collector's Library
  • Format: Hardback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 96mm x 154mm x 24mm | 222g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Cirencester
  • ISBN 10: 1907360573
  • ISBN 13: 9781907360572
  • Sales rank: 24,354

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This book is an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of naturalist Gerald Durrell when he lived with his family lived on the island of Corfu. Apart from Gerald (the youngest) and Larry (Lawrence Durrell, the novelist), the family comprised their widowed mother, the gun-mad Leslie, and diet-obsessed sister Margo together with Roger the dog. The procession of animals includes toads, and tortoises, bats and butterflies scorpions and geckos, ladybirds, glow-worms, octopuses and rose-beetles, Ulysses, the Scops owl, Quasimodo the pigeon, the puppies Widdle and Puke, and of course the magpies. The family is fiercely protected by their taxi-driver friend Spiro, and Gerald is mentored by the polymath Dr Theodore Stephanides who provides his education in natural history.

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