Corfu Trilogy


Corfu Trilogy Author Gerald Durrell
ISBN-10 0141028416
ISBN-13 9780141028415
Year 2006-09-26
Pages 768
Language English
Publisher Penguin UK
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The trilogy that inspired ITV s television series The Durrells Three classic tales of childhood on an island paradise My Family and Other Animals Birds Beasts and Relatives and The Garden of the Gods by Gerald Durrell are available in a single edition for the first time in The Corfu Trilogy 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 butterflies scorpions and octopuses Through glorious silver green olive groves and across brilliant white beaches Gerry pursued his obsession causing hilarity and mayhem in his ever tolerant family Durrell s memories of those enchanted days gave rise to these three classic tales loved by generations of adults and children alike which are now available in one volume for the first time He has an uncanny knack of discovering human as well as animal eccentrics Sunday Telegraph A delightful book full of simple well known things cicadas in the olive groves lamp fishing at night the complexities of fish and animals but above all childhood moulded by these things New York Times

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