My Family and Other Animals
Apart from naturalist Gerald Durrell (the youngest) and Larry (Lawrence Durrell, the novelist), the family of Gerald comprised their widowed mother, the gun-mad Leslie, and diet-obsessed sister Margo together with Roger the dog. This title offers an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of Gerald.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cecrow - LibraryThing
I gather this is a classic in Britain and not as well known here in Canada so I'm coming to it a bit late in life, but I enjoyed it no less for that. Gerald Durrell doubtless incorporates a great deal ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ritaer - LibraryThing
I first read this very funny book when I was in high school and subsequently tracked down and read most of Durrell's other works as well. This volume and the others about Corfu are the memories and emotions of a boy expressed in the sophisticated and poetic vocabulary of an adult. Read full review