Fauna & Family: An Adventure of the Durrell Family on Corfu (Paperback)

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For those of us who loved Gerald Durrell’s memoir, My Family and Other Animals, this is the last of what might be called the Corfu Trilogy. The book recounts the Durrells’ escape to the Greek island to avoid yet another British winter, and it is delightful. Larry is still wonderfully insufferable. Mother is still harried, put upon and somewhat dotty. Brother Leslie is still ready to shoot at anything that moves. Margo is still self absorbed and Gerry, the youngest, is still curious, still adventurous, and still gathering birds and beasts for his menagerie. This is a refreshing and joyful story, and the chapter describing the various guests at a birthday banquet is in itself more than worth the price of the book ~ Ann

— From Ann


The third in the Corfu trilogy that inspired the hit PBS Masterpiece Theater show, The Durrells in Corfu.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781567924411
ISBN-10: 1567924417
Publisher: Nonpareil Books
Publication Date: August 13th, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English