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Encounters with animals [by] Gerald Durrell.

Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Encounters with animals [by] Gerald Durrell.

With illus. by Ralph Thompson.

by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751 D8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination178p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19038797M


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Another enjoyable Gerald Durrell book. This was a selection of short stories about various encounters that Durrell has had over the years - based on a few themes, such as hand raising creatures, catching animals from the wild etc. I particularly enjoyed the tale of the marmoset that lived with Durrell in his house for 8 years.4/5.

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 Cited by: 4. Loved the book, and all the Gerald Durrell books I read as a young adult. He brings humour to the important work he did preserving those animals that would undoubtedly perish in their natural habitat because of what Man has done to it.

I wish you had more of of his books in your inventory/5(20). Gerald Durrell is an American author of fiction. His full name is Gerald Malcolm Durrell. Born January 7,in India, his family settled in Corfu when he was young and this gave Gerald some opportunity to study the wildlife there.

He put these experiences into a trilogy that started off with My Family and Other Animals. 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.

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His autobiographical radio program, ‘Encounters with Animals,’ also became popular. Thereafter, his work became a regular feature on TV (BBC Natural History) and radio. The Garden of the Gods; Gerald Durrell The third book in The Corfu Trilogy (after My Family and Other Animals and Birds, Beasts and Relatives), the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells.

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. One book Gerald Durrell embarked on but never finished was a cookbook.

He appreciated good food, but more than that he loved preparing food and serving sumptuous meals. He learned to cook at his mother’s knee, and as she grew up in India, he excelled in curries, complementing them with a vast array of “small, small things”.

Gerald Durrell's accounts of the animals he encountered on his travels were some of the first widely shared descriptions of the world's most extraordinary animals. Moving from the West Coast of Africa to the northern tip of South America - and elsewhere - Durrell observes the courtships, wars and characters of a variety of creatures, from birds.

My Family and Other Animals is the first book in The Corfu Trilogy, the inspiration for ITV's The Durrells.

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.

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(6). 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 Gerald Durrell was born in Jamshedpur, India, in /5(K).

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Accounts of animals Gerald Durrell discovered and observed, based on broadcasts he made for the BBC. Here are entertaining accounts of the courtships, wars, and characters of animals encountered in West Africa, South America, Greece, etc., including the stories of Sarah Huggersack, an orphaned baby giant anteater, and Pavlo, a marmoset from Guiana.

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(16). 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.

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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. Convivial and open, the family plays host to a constant stream of quirky guests. by Gerald Durrell More intriguing stories about experiences with wildlife, by one of my favorite authors.

According to the foreward, these brief tales were originally presented as a series of radio talks, and so many people requested a copy of the script that.

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