A collection of the best of Gerald Durrell's writings, selected by his wife, Lee Durrell. It includes Durrell's memoirs about his childhood in Corfu, where his love affair with the natural world first began, as well as extracts from "The Aye-Aye and I" where he recounts his last trip to Madagascar.
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Lee Durrell is a well-known conservationist in her own right. She was married to, and worked with, Gerald Durrell for many years.Review:
'Lee Durrell has distilled an intoxicating miniature of a man who, when the history of our times slots into final place, will be judged among the greats.' Mail on Sunday 'Hilarious, serious, provocative, informative and moving.' New Scientist
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110002556979
Book Description Harpercollins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0002556979