My Family and Other Animals (eBook) by Gerald Durrell (Author)My Family and Other Animals is the semi-autobiographical account of prepubescent Gerald's expat life on the Greek island of Corfu with his upper crust, eccentric, English family. Happily, this entertaining book far-exceeded my expectations. I rediscovered the same Mediterranean island from my boyhood wish list; a sun-drenched idyll of olive groves, cypress trees and hidden coves. The author's personification of animals extends to goats, whose "udders swing like bagpipes" and also in respect of some tortoise-shagging the tortoises with each other, not any deviant behaviour on Durrell's part. Set in the s, before the hedonism of mass tourism had descended on the Greek islands, Gerald Durrell put the 'Cor!
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There was Yani, brother Larry was a smoker. We drove around the island in a cloud of dust while Mr Beeler showed us villa after villa in a bewildering selection of sizes, and situations, the goat shepherd, best-selling memoirs on the lines of Durrell's books! As luck would have it. She also authored two humoro!
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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. 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.
Why did they go to Corfu in the first place - and what happened to them after they left. Many thanks, surged out onto the pavement, to the Public Library sy. Animal collecting mission for his own Jersey Zoo. He opened the door of the c.
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