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  • The Corfu Trilogy
    The Corfu Trilogy (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Suitable for adults and children alike, this title includes three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise - "My Family and Other Animals", "Birds, Beasts and Relatives" and "The Garden of the Gods".

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (English, Hardback) Gerald Durrell

    Originally published: London: Hart-Davis, 1956.

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (English, CD-Audio) Gerald Durrell

    Tells the tale of naturalist Gerald Durrell's magical 1930s childhood on pre-war Corfu. In this book, he offers descriptions of his eccentric family and his encounters with the local creatures. It takes you into the Greek wilderness that enthralled Durrell the young naturalist.

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  • The Aye-Aye and I
    The Aye-Aye and I (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    In the gloom it came along the branches towards me, its round, hypnotic eyes blazing, its spoon-like ears turning to and fro independently like radar dishes ...it was Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky come to life ...one of the most incredible creatures I had ever been privileged to meet.

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Ten-year-old Gerald doesn't know why his older brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, the family home on the Greek island of Corfu is a bit like a zoo so they should feel right at home... Gerald joyfully pursues his interest in natural history in the midsts of an unconventional and chaotic family life - all brilliantly retold in this very...

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (Paperback) 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.

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (Hardback) Gerald Durrell

    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, beautifully repackaged in hardcover for the book's 60th anniversary.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...

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    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...

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (English, Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    'What we all need,' said Larry, 'is sunshine... a country where we can grow.' 'Yes, dear, that would be nice,' agreed Mother, not really listening. 'I had a letter from George this morning - he says Corfu's wonderful. Why don't we pack up and go to Greece?' 'Very well, dear, if you like,' said Mother unguardedly.

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  • A Zoo in My Luggage
    A Zoo in My Luggage (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Journeying to Cameroon, the author and his wife collected numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, including Cholmondely the chimpanzee and Bug-eye the bush-baby. This title offers an account of his attempt to set up his own zoo, after years spent gathering animals for other zoos.

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  • The Whispering Land
    The Whispering Land (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    The author and his wife are the proud owners of a small zoo on the island of Jersey. But there's one thing that's better than a small zoo - a bigger one. So the author heads off to South America to collect more animals. This title offers an account of his journey into the South American wilds.

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  • Fauna & Family
    Fauna & Family (English, Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Part of the trilogy that inspired the hit show on PBS Masterpiece Theater, The Durrells in Corfu, Fauna and Family, also known as The Garden of the Gods, is the third in Durrell's Corfu trilogy that begins with his beloved classic, My Family and Other Animals and continues with Birds, Beasts and Relatives. In his foreword to Fauna and Family, Durrell confessed that in the first two books, "I had...

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  • The Garden of the Gods
    The Garden of the Gods (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    The third book in The Corfu Trilogy (after My Family and Other Animals and Birds, Beasts and Relatives), the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells.Just before the Second World War the Durrell family decamped to the glorious, sun-soaked island of Corfu where the youngest of the four children, ten-year-old Gerald, discovered his passion for animals: toads and tortoises,...

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  • Marrying Off Mother and Other Stories
    Marrying Off Mother and Other Stories (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists

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  • Birds, Beasts and Relatives
    Birds, Beasts and Relatives (Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    The follow up to My Family and Other Animals and the second book in The Corfu Trilogy, the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells.Just before the Second World War the Durrell family decamped to the glorious, sun-soaked island of Corfu where the youngest of the four children, ten-year-old Gerald, discovered his passion for animals: toads and tortoises, bats and...

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  • My Family and Other Animals
    My Family and Other Animals (Hardback) Gerald Durrell

    Apart from naturalist Gerald Durrell (the youngest) and Larry (Lawrence Durrell, the novelist), the family of Gerald comprised their widowed mother, the gun-mad Leslie, and diet-obsessed sister Margo together with Roger the dog. This title offers an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of Gerald.

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  • Marrying off Mother and Other Stories
    Marrying off Mother and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    ?All of these stories are true,” states Gerald Durrell in the preface to this newest collection of his fiction, but he quickly amends, ?To be strictly accurate, some are true, some have a kernel of truth and a shell of embroidery.”Ranging from the equator to the southern coast of England, Marrying off Mother and Other Stories covers a wonderfully eccentric cast of characters. Durrell returns to...

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  • Birds, Beasts and Relatives
    Birds, Beasts and Relatives (English, CD-Audio) Gerald Durrell

    The Durrell family returns to the island of Corfu, continuing the story begun in My Family and Other Animals. Already an ardent naturalist at the age of 10, the young Gerald lives in an unconventional and disordered household with his mother, sister, and two brothers. Convivial and open, the family plays host to a constant stream of quirky guests. But for Gerald, the main attraction is the...

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  • Menagerie Manor
    Menagerie Manor (English, Paperback) Gerald Durrell

    Menagerie Manor is sure to delight fans of Durrells beloved classic My Family and Other Animals and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom. With his unfailing charm, Durrell tells the story of how he finally fulfilled his childhood dream of founding his own private zoo, the Manor of Les Augres, on the English Channel island of Jersey. With the help of an...

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  • Birds, Beasts, and Relatives
    Birds, Beasts, and Relatives (English, Paperback) Malcolm Gerald Durrell

    Part coming-of-age autobiography and part nature guide, Gerald Durrell’s dazzling sequel to My Family and Other Animals is based on his boyhood on Corfu, from 1933 to 1939. Originally published in 1969 but long out of print, Birds, Beasts, and Relatives is filled with charming observations, amusing anecdotes, boyhood memories, and childlike wonder.

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