Corfu TrilogyPenguin UK - 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. Through glorious silver-green olive groves and across brilliant-white beaches Gerry pursued his obsession. Causing hilarity and mayhem in his ever-tolerant family.
The trilogy that inspired ITV's 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, ten-year-old Gerald, bats and butterflies, discovered his passion for animals: toads and tortoises, sun-soaked island of Corfu where the youngest of the four children, scorpions and octopuses.
Corfu Trilogy - He has an uncanny knack of discovering human as well as animal eccentrics' Sunday Telegraph 'A delightful book full of simple, the complexities of fish and animals - but, well-known things: cicadas in the olive groves, lamp fishing at night, above all, childhood moulded by these things' New York Times Viking.
The Avignon QuintetFaber & Faber Ltd - Faber faber. Viking. An omnibus edition of the five novels published by Durrell in a kaleidoscopic sequence between 1974 and 1985. The books are set mainly in avignon and the ancient kingdom of Provence, Venice, Paris, though significant episodes in the quintet are set in the Egyptian desert, Vienna and Geneva.
Bitter LemonsAxios Press - Faber faber. Viking. Used book in Good Condition. In bitter lemons, durrell tells the perceptive, often humorous, then as a householder and teacher, story of his experiences on Cyprus between 1953 and 1956-first as a visitor, and finally as Press Advisor to a government coping with armed rebellion. Here are unforgettable pictures of the sunlit villages and people, the ancient buildings, mountains and sea-and the somber political tragedy that finally engulfed the island.
The Durrells of CorfuProfile Books - Faber faber. The book is illustrated with family photos from the Gerald Durrell Archive, many of them reproduced here for the first time. It recalls the genuine characters they encountered on Corfu - Theodore the biologist, the taxi driver Spiro Halikiopoulos and the prisoner Kosti - as well as the visit of American writer Henry Miller.
Viking. Profile Books Ltd. Used book in Good Condition. But what of the real life durrells? why did they go to corfu in the first place - and what happened to them after they left? The real story of the Durrells is as surprising and fascinating as anything in Gerry's books, and Michael Haag, is the ideal narrator, with his first hand knowledge of the family, drawing on diaries, letters and unpublished autobiographical fragments.
The Durrells of Corfu - 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 durrells of corfu describes the family's upbringing in India and the crisis that brought them to England and then Greece.
And haag has unearthed the story of how the Durrells left Corfu, including Margo's and Larry's last-minute escapes before the war. The durrell family are immortalised in Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals and its TV adaptation, The Durrells.
Prospero's Cell: A Guide To The Landscape And Manners of The Island Of CorfuAxios Press - Used book in Good Condition. Viking. Prospero's cell is the story of a young man's escape from a grey, industrialized England to a sunny Greek island. Faber faber. Durrell, fishing, later a world famous novelist, a life of swimming, colorful new friends, reading and writing, had it all: a new wife, sailing, good food and wine, and an historic island of captivating beauty.
Then this enchanting idyll abruptly ends with the onset of World War II and evacuation to Egypt. Profile Books Ltd.
Whatever Happened to Margo?Penguin Books - Faber faber. Viking. Used book in Good Condition. Profile Books Ltd.
My Family and Other AnimalsPenguin Books - Used book in Good Condition. 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, bats, geckoes, from the many eccentric hangers-on to the ceaseless procession of puppies, ladybugs, scorpions, glowworms, octopuses, toads, and butterflies into their home.
Penguin Books. Viking. 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 PBSWhen 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 Corfu.
My Family and Other Animals - Profile Books Ltd. Faber faber.
Marrying Off Mother: And Other StoriesArcade - Profile Books Ltd. Faber faber. All of these stories are true, ” states gerald durrell in the preface to this newest collection of his fiction, To be strictly accurate, but he quickly amends, some are true, some have a kernel of truth and a shell of embroidery. Ranging from the equator to the southern coast of England, Marrying off Mother and Other Stories covers a wonderfully eccentric cast of characters.
Viking. Durrell returns to his corfu childhood and reintroduces the members of the Durrell clan familiar from My Family and Other Animals. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
As you’ll see in marrying off mother and other stories, Durrell’s wit is on-point and as said in the San Francisco Chronicle, The old Durrell charm is still there. Skyhorse publishing, literary classics including shakespeare, romance, dumas, satire, classic literature, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fictionnovels, political and medical thrillers, historical fiction, comedy, Cather, erotic and love stories, Yucca, novellas, mystery, as well as our Arcade, and Good Books imprints, folklore and mythology, Wilde, and much more.
Marrying Off Mother: And Other Stories - Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. He also shares his picnic with a fragrant sow and prize truffler named Esmeralda in the Perigord; charms an aging belle in Memphis; stays with an alcoholic hangman in Paraguay; delivers a pornographic parrot to a clergyman in London; and dines with a gambling nun in Monte Carlo.
A world-famous conservationist and humorist, Gerald Durrell shares eight irresistible stories that beg to be retold over and over again.
Birds, Beasts, and RelativesPenguin Books - Originally published in 1969 but long out of print, Beasts, and Relatives is filled with charming observations, Birds, amusing anecdotes, boyhood memories, and childlike wonder. Viking. Profile Books Ltd. Penguin Books. Faber faber. Volume two in the corfu trilogy, now the inspiration for the durrells in corfu on PBS MasterpiecePart coming-of-age autobiography and part nature guide, Gerald Durrell’s dazzling sequel to My Family and Other Animals is based on his boyhood on Corfu, from 1933 to 1939.
Used book in Good Condition.
Fauna & Family: More Adventures of the Durrell Family of CorfuDavid R Godine - . Used book in Good Condition. In his foreword to fauna and family, durrell confessed that in the first two books, "I had left out a number of incidents and characters that I would have liked to have described, and I have attempted to repair this omission in this book . Watch the durrells in corfu on pbs masterpiece theater, october 16th!fauna and family, is the third in Durrell's Corfu trilogy that begins with his beloved classic, also known as The Garden of the Gods, premiering Sunday, My Family and Other Animals and continues with Birds, Beasts and Relatives.
Penguin Books. Profile Books Ltd. Godine. I hope that it might give the same pleasure to its readers as apparently its predecessors have done, as for me it portrays a very important part of my life. Viking. Faber faber. Which is a truly happy and sunlit childhood. A nonpareil Book by David R.