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Brodie"s notes on Gerald Durrell"s `My family and other animals"

Kenneth Hardacre

Brodie"s notes on Gerald Durrell"s `My family and other animals"

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Published by Macmillan Press in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Durrell, Gerald, -- 1925-,
  • Zoology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth Hardacre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21296620M
    ISBN 100333580818
    OCLC/WorldCa655214476


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Brodie"s notes on Gerald Durrell"s `My family and other animals" by Kenneth Hardacre Download PDF EPUB FB2

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While serving as much of the source for the TV show, this book alone still manages to be as different from the TV show as it is from the reality depicted in Haag's biography of the Durrell family "The Durrells In Corfu", which I bought along with "My Family And Other Animals"/5(K).

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My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as a delightful account of Durrell’s family’s experiences, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, toads, scorpions, geckoes, ladybugs, glowworms, octopuses, bats.

My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy Book 1) is a delightful memoir by Gerald Durrell, a British naturalist, conservationist, and author. It documented with hilarity the Durrell family’s five-year sojourn on the Greek island of Corfu, a magical island paradise that I would love to visit one day.

Culture > Books > Features My Family and Other Animals 60th anniversary: Gerald Durrell's book is a triumph of conscious craft. He was the father of. One of the most pleasurable, rib-tickling adventure comedy books that I have read, My Family and Other Animals is the narration of author Gerald Durrell’s childhood life in the exotic Greek Island of Corfu.

Fed up with the cold, harsh winters of England, the Durrell family gives up on it and decides to move to a country with better weather. For those who are unfamiliar, My Family and Other Animals is a humourous memoir of Gerald Durrell’s childhood spent in Corfu between and Durrell grew up to become a celebrated naturalist and used his writing to fund his expeditions but this is the book Brodies notes on Gerald Durrells `My family and other animals book.

I knew I loved it. When the Durrells appeared on television and charmed us on Sunday evenings. (Just right for Sunday evenings, before work on Monday), I had to buy a new copy of My Family and Other Animals.

Whimsically written and with great atmosphere, it was a delight to s: K. • The Durrells is on ITV on Sunday nights at 8pm. To order My Family and Other Animals for £ (RRP £) go to or call. My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell.

This tv tie in edition coincides with ITV's six part television series The Durrells. Those who love animals will enjoy An Otter on the Aga by Rex Harper, which features more small creatures with big personalities.

You can read more book reviews or buy My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell at You can read more book reviews or buy My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell at Comments. The first book Gerald Durrell's Corfu Trilogy a bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu, now the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of s: K.

Paperback This book is soaked in the sunshine of Corfu where the author lived as a boy with his 'family and other animals'. It is a matter of personal taste whether one most enjoys the family, with its many eccentric hangers-on, or the animals Gerry studies and brings back to the strawberry-pink, the daffodil-yellow, or the snow-white villa.

My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell.

This tv tie in edition coincides with ITV's six part television series The Durrells. Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, bookworm Lawrence and budding naturalist Gerry Reviews: K.

An extended epilogue looks at the emergence of Larry as a world famous novelist, and Gerry as a naturalist and champion of endangered species, as well as the lives of the rest of the family, their friends and other animals.

The book is illustrated with family photos from the Gerald Durrell Archive, many of them reproduced here for the first time. Brodie's Notes on Gerald Durrell's "My Family and Other Animals" (Pan study aids) by Hardacre, Kenneth at - ISBN - ISBN - Pan Books -.

Watch Masterpiece Theatre - Sea Episode 12 - My Family and Other Animals: The Durrells, an eccentric English family, move to the Greek island of Corfu in the 's, and the young Gerald.

My Family and Other Animals is Gerald Durrell's hilarious account of five years in his childhood spent living with his family on the island of Corfu.

With snakes, scorpions, toads, owls and geckos competing for space with one bookworm brother and another who's gun-mad, as well as an obsessive sister, young Gerald has an awful lot of natural. Barely 50 pages into this page book and the charm, by now, is simply overflowing from every paragraph.

The book exudes a relentless awe for the world and you’re carried along with the author, which is why My Family and Other Animals is unquestionably a modern classic.

In the second part of the book, Durell’s education was ramped up. Here Gerald explored his passion for the animal kingdom with his inspirational tutor, Dr Theodore Stephanides. The backdrop was sunshine, happiness and the love and laughter of a doting, slightly eccentric family, celebrated by Gerald twenty years later in his most famous book.

My Family and Other Animals Topics for Discussion Gerald Durrell This Study Guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Family and Other Animals.

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. Buy My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ My Family and Other Animals is an attempt at zoological dissertation on the island of Corfu, Greece.

The novel succeeds in being a creative mixture of natural history study and autobiographical account of the Durrell family as they live on Corfu for five years. The first in a trilogy of books on the.

Review of My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell By curlygeek04, Janu I read this for a book club meeting; it’s not my usual type of read, but I love Greece, and reading a memoir about life on a Greek island definitely appealed to me, especially in the dead of winter.

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Book Review: My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell A recent preoccupation with running, a short break to Venice and a long spell reading the almost pages of David Copperfield has resulted in fewer blog posts and in particular fewer book reviews than usual.

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell is an autobiographical account of his family's sojourn on the Greek Island of Corfu. Although he is writing as an adult, he attempts to reconstruct. 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.

M y family and other animals is all about a young Gerald Durrell and his family after their move to the colourful town of Corfu in Greece. This book is so vibrant, warm and weird at. Other than the timeless "My Family and Other Animals" - the uproarious tome that started it all and has never gone out of print - enter two resoundingly fine biographies: "Gerald Durrell" by.

I had hardly thought of Gerald Durrell, the author and naturalist until my wife bought me his boyhood memoir “My family and other animals” as a gift. It tells the story of the four years he spent from to as a young boy living with his family on the Greek island of Corfu.

The family left the dampness and cold of London for the fresh air, sunshine and open spaces of the Greek. With Darren Redmayne, Hannah Gordon, Brian Blessed, Anthony Calf. Young Gerald explored his passion for the animal kingdom with his inspirational tutor, Dr Theodore Stephanides.

The backdrop was sunshine, happiness and the love and laughter of a doting, slightly eccentric family. My Family and Other Animals. By Gerald Durrell.

Grades. Ten-year-old Gerry Durrell moves with his family to the island of Corfu, discovers a love of nature and animals, and meets an assortment of interesting people along the way. Ten-year-old Gerry Durrell moves with his family to the island of Corfu, discovers a love of nature and animals.

Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals adapted for the stage This will be the first time that the book, originally published inhas been produced as a theatre piece and has been specially written and adapted for the stage by Daniel Austin, Director of the Jersey Arts Centre.

My Family and Other Animals is an autobiographical work by naturalist Gerald Durrell, telling of the part of his childhood he spent on the Greek island of Corfu between and It describes the life of the Durrell Family on the island in a humorous manner, and also richly discusses the fauna of the island.

This study guide consists of approx. 65 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more – everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Family and Other Animals. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell.

My Family and Other Animals. by Gerald Durrell Hugh The book is an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of naturalist Gerald Durrell. The book is divided into three sections, marking the three villas in which the family lived on the island.

Apart from Gerald (the youngest) and Larry, the family comprised their widowed.My Family and Other Animals is a television film written by Simon Nye and directed by Sheree film is based on the autobiographical book of the same title written by Gerald Durrell, in which he describes a series of anecdotes relating to his family's stay on Corfu from –39, when he was aged 10–Founded by author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, we've been saving some of the world's most endangered animals for over half a century.

Through our Wildlife Park in Jersey, conservation academies in Mauritius and Jersey, and 45 field projects worldwide, our .