My Family and Other Animals
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My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

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Published by Peter Smith Publisher .
Written in English


  • Scientists - General,
  • Wildlife,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Nature/Ecology

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Open LibraryOL8244695M
ISBN 100844660736
ISBN 109780844660738

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Jan 18,  · Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase This was a wonderful book about a slightly eccentric English family that moves to a Greek Island. It is told by the youngest son. He is a naturalist, so much of the book is about the animals, bugs, and birds he encounters, as well as his family /5(). 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/5(K). Mar 21,  · Uproarious tales of the island’s animals and Durrell’s fond reflections on his family bring this delightful memoir to life. Capturing the joyous chaos of growing up in an unconventional household, My Family and Other Animals will transport you to a place you won’t want to Inostranka. Jun 01,  · My Family and Other Animals is about a ten-year-old boy named Gerald who moves to the sun-soaked island Corfu, Greece with his family to escape the dreary and gloomy climate in London. There, he encounters many different animals and people. I absolutely loved this book because it was really funny. There was a lot of action in this book.5/5(5).

Mar 09,  · My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ironically, the passage from Durrell’s book which I was using as a teaching example for my English students – and which led me to finally pick up this famous work – isn’t actually in this book! Jun 29,  · About My Family and Other Animals The first book Gerald Durrell’s Corfu Trilogy: a  bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu, now the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS. Free download or read online My Family and Other Animals pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1st , and was written by Gerald Durrell. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. My family and other animals To My Mother. It is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects, and indeed the sundry contemplation of my travels, which, by often rumination, wraps me in a most humorous sadness. but I made a grave mistake by introducing my family into the book in the first few pages /5(98).

Aug 01,  · My Family and Other Animals is the sibling relations, environmentalist, travels guide and biography book which shares the journey of the author. Gerald Durrell is the author of this wonderful book. He is a British-Indian who born in Jamshedpur Paperback This book is soaked in the sunshine of Corfu where the author lived as a boy with his 'family and other animals'. It is a matter of personal taste whether one most enjoys the family, with its many eccentric hangers-on, or the animals Gerry studies and brings back to the strawberry-pink, the daffodil-yellow, or the snow-white villa. My Family and Other Animals is an autobiographical work by naturalist Gerald Durrell, telling of the part of his childhood he spent on the Greek island of Corfu between and It describes the life of the Durrell Family on the island in a humorous manner, and also richly discusses the fauna of the island/5. My Family and Other Animals is an autobiographical novel written by Gerald Durrell in He tells the story of his time living on the Greek island Corfu with his widowed mother, siblings, and all the fauna they encountered. The novel opens in dreary England.