The Corfu Trilogy

Gerald Durrell

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Éditeur
Penguin Books LTD Digital
Pages
768
Parution
août 2006
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780141911137
  • Résumé

The trilogy that inspired ITV's six part 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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