To visit Corfu with Gerald Durrell is to feed on honey-dew and drink the milk of paradise. Lyrical, sharply observant and wildly funny, he evokes the rapture of the small boy discovering the world about him.
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Gerald Durrell was born in India and grew up in England and on the Greek island of Corfu. A world-famous conservationist and humorist, he runs the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust and is also the author of more than a dozen books, including The Aye-Aye and I.Language Notes:
The enchanted island of Corfu was home to Gerald Durrell and his family for five years before the Second World War. For the passionate young zoologist, Corfu was a natural paradise, teeming with strange birds and beasts that he could collect watch and care for. But life was not without its problems - Gerald’s family often objected to his animal-collecting activities, especially when the beasts wound up in the family’s villa or even worse - the fridge.
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