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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 (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, Hardback) Gerald Durrell

    Gerald Durrell's classic memoir of growing up on Corfu

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

    Childhood memoir of conservationist and animal-lover Gerald Durrell.

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

    Celia Imrie and Toby Jones star in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Gerald Durrell's much-loved comic gem.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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."...

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

    Fans of Gerald Durrell's timeless classic My Family and Other Animals, the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS, will love this hilarious tale, which finds the author as an adult still charmed by his beloved animals....

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

    Volume two in The Corfu Trilogy, now the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on PBS Masterpiece...

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  • The Whispering Land
    The Whispering Land (English, Paperback) Gerald Durrell, Ralph Thompson

    Fans of Gerard Durrell's beloved classic My Family and Other Animals and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom will rejoice atThe Whispering Land. The sequel to A Zoo in My Luggage, this is the story of how Durrell and his wife's zoo-building efforts at England's Jersey Zoo led them and a team of helpers on an eight-month safari in Argentina to look for...

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

    When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu.My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell's family's experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the...

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

    This memoir is soaked in the sunshine of Corfu, where Gerald Durrell lived as a boy, surrounded by his eccentric family - as well as puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies.

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  • The Garden of the Gods
    The Garden of the Gods (English, CD-Audio) Gerald Durrell

    The enchanted island of Corfu was home to Gerald Durrell and his family for five years before the Second World War. For the passionate young zoologist, Corfu was a natural paradise, teeming with strange birds and beasts that he could collect watch and care for. But life was not without its problems - Gerald's family often objected to his animal-collecting activities, especially when the beasts...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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