My Family and Other Animals

by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Publisher: Viking Penguin Inc

Written in English
Published: Pages: 272 Downloads: 863
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Subjects:

  • Scientists - General,
  • Wildlife,
  • Biography / Autobiography
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11068193M
ISBN 100670499110
ISBN 109780670499113
OCLC/WorldCa547811

My Family and Other Animals (Book): Durrell, Gerald: 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 Durrells familys. My Family and Other Animals combines my two favorite things: nature and good storytelling. In this book (and its sequels), Durrell writes about an idyllic time he spent with his family on the island of Corfu, off the coast of Greece, during the late s when he was about ten years old. MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS. Gerald Durrell. 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. My Family and Other Animals (ISBN: ) Chosen by July Guest Editor Caroline Lawrence: Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free. No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

My Family and Other Animals (Book): Durrell, Gerald: 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 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. Oct 08,  · After the hedonism, madness, and squalor of the first two Moonshake Book reviews, this time out I’m having a detailed look at a delightful classic. I first read My Family and Other Animals in the summer of University had ended for the second year and there were two months of . My Family and Other Animals I was led to this book by Gerald Durrell after thoroughly enjoying the Durrells in Corfu on PBS Masterpiece. Only halfway through but what a special little read. my family and other animals Download my family and other animals or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get my family and other animals book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

My Family and Other Animals, p.3 Once they were installed, Larry spent a happy day unpacking them, and the room was so full of books that it was almost impossible to get in or out. Having constructed battlements of books round the outer perimeter, Larry would spend the whole day in there with his typewriter, only emerging dreamily for meals4/5(32). Dec 27,  · Share this Rating. Title: My Family and Other Animals (TV Movie ) / Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below/10(K). This is a great family book. It is packed with funny moments and animals. Iff you like animals and comedy get this book. One other thing in this book is a crazy family who decide to move out to a crazy little island off the coast of Greece! "My Family and Other Animals" was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrells familys experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home.

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Jan 18,  · My Family and Other Animals is Gerald Durrell's hilarious account of five years in his childhood spent living with his family on the island of Corfu/5(). Jun 29,  · 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 ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats, and butterflies into their home/5.

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 the5thsense.com: 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 1stand was written by Gerald Durrell. The book My Family and Other Animals book 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 My Family and Other Animals book 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. My Family and Other Animals is part of what's known as the Corfu trilogy, all of which are about Durrell's early experiences keeping animals and his family's time on the island. The other two in the trilogy are Birds, Beasts, and Relatives and The Garden of the Gods.

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Sign On My Account Basket Help. My Family and Other Animals Summary One drizzly and dark day in Bournemouth, England, the Durrells sit in their living room, fighting their usual ailments brought on by the weather.

Larry, the eldest son, is irritated and suggests that they escape the weather by moving to Corfu, Greece.

Though Mother says the idea is ridiculous, she agrees. 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. May 20,  · It soon became a bestseller and he went on to write thirty-six other titles, including My Family and Other Animals, The Bafut Beagles, Encounters with Animals, The Drunken Forest, A Zoo in My Luggage, The Whispering Land, Menagerie Manor, The Amateur Naturalist and The Aye-Aye and I.

Gerald Durrell died in /5(K). One of the most pleasurable, rib-tickling adventure comedy books that I have read, My Family and Other Animals is the narration of author Gerald Durrell’s childhood life in the exotic Greek Island of Corfu.

Fed up with the cold, harsh winters of England, the Durrell family gives up on it and decides to move to a country with better weather.

Apr 13,  · My Family and Other Animals has been a favourite book of mine since I first read it at around ten years old, the same age as Gerry is at the beginning of the book. My Family and Other Animals is his best-known book and tells of his childhood on Corfu.

Inhe and his wife went to New Zealand, Australia, and Malaya to film a TV series, Two in the Bush. He died on January 30, after an extended illness/5(69). My Family and Other Animals is Gerald Durrell's hilarious account of five years in his childhood spent living with his family on the island of Corfu.

With snakes, scorpions, toads, owls and geckos competing for space with one bookworm brother and another who's gun-mad, as well as an obsessive sister, young Gerald has an awful lot of natural. Aug 06,  · Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5().

Aug 06,  · Frequently bought together This item: My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy) by Gerald Durrell Paperback £ Birds, Beasts and Relatives (The Corfu Trilogy) by Gerald Durrell Paperback £ The Garden of the Gods (The Corfu Trilogy) by Gerald Durrell Paperback £/5().

My Family and Other Animals is an attempt at zoological dissertation on the island of Corfu, Greece. The novel succeeds in being a creative mixture of natural history study and autobiographical account of the Durrell family as they live on Corfu for five years.

The first in a trilogy of books on the. Apr 10,  · To order My Family and Other Animals for £ (RRP £) go to the5thsense.com or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.

Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. My Family and Other Animals is a British TV mini-series produced by the BBC and directed by Peter Barber-Fleming.

It is based on Gerald Durrell's autobiographical book by the same name, My Family and Other Animals, which tells about the time his family spent on the Greek Island of Corfu in – The series consists of 10 episodes and was aired for the first time between 17 October.

My Family and Other Animals Special | 26m 46s Gail Martin is joined by Laura Horst for a look at Gerald Durrell’s delightful memoir of growing up with his eccentric English family on the Greek. Apr 08,  · 'MY FAMILY & OTHER ANIMALS' read by Gerald Harper. Work Jazz - Relaxing Saxophone Music for Work and Study - Calm Cafe Music Cafe.

Dec 26,  · Culture > Books > Features My Family and Other Animals 60th anniversary: Gerald Durrell's book is a triumph of conscious craft. He was the father of .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, beautifully repackaged as part of the Penguin Essentials range.5/5(3).Apr 01,  · He wrote more than 30 books, including the bestseller My Family And Other Animals, and many of his other books, like Catch Me A Colobus, relate his .