Everything you need to understand or teach My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell.
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 island, My Family and Other Animals is a creative introduction to Gerald Durrell, child animal collector, and his eccentric family. The novel is a humorous study on human and animal behavior by a best-selling author and zoologist.
August has brought dreary, raining weather with it. Each family member suffers a physical ailment due, in Larry's opinion, to the dank climate. Finally having enough brooding at the window, Larry demands the family move to Corfu. Mrs. Durrell insists the option is impossible, as they have just bought their home. Despite Mrs. Durrell's protest, the family sets...
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