Birds, Beasts, and Relatives - Chapter Ten, Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Gerald Durrell
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The family is invited to the villa of Mr. Stavrodakis for the end of the wine season. The invitation indicates that they are to bring friends but Mother insists that they not impose a large group without bringing food. They set out with the five members of the immediate family, Theodore, Kralefsky, Sven with his accordion, Donald and Max, and Spiro and his family. There they look over the wine process, including watching a "treader" who had grown inebriated from the fumes and a tour of the cellar where the fermenting wine makes noise in the barrels. Back at the beach, Gerald's family and friends spend an enjoyable time eating a lamb and fish cooked over open charcoal fires and then alternately nap, talk and swim the afternoon away. That evening their host presents wine as a gift and they head...

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