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The Best of Gerald Durrell Paperback – 16 Feb 1998

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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; New Ed edition (16 Feb. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0006387640
  • ISBN-13: 978-0006387640
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.8 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 616,687 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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‘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


A collection of Gerald Durrell's writings, as selected by his widow Lee. Durrell grew up in Corfu and it was there that he developed his love for the natural world. When he died in 1995 he had written nearly 40 books and been a celebrated champion of conservation.

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