My Family and Other Animals
A Paperback edition by Gerald Durrell in English (Apr 6, 2017)
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.
Recounted with immense humour and charm My Family and Other Animals is 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
My Family and Other Animals Paperback edition by Gerald Durrell
- Gerald Durrell
- Penguin Essentials
- Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication date
- Apr 6, 2017
- Product dimensions
- 136 x 201 x 21mm