Birds, Beasts, and Relatives
Publish date: 1977-03-31
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Natural History
Series: Corfu Trilogy
Remember when I reviewed Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals? Well, I was so impressed by it that I went ahead and requested the second in the trilogy (did I mention it was a memoir trilogy?) and it was a pretty good time. Birds, Beasts, and Relatives contains more anecdotal tales of the D...
Mainly because his formerly more famous but less gifted brother Larry was such an idiot and asshole, I came perilously close to just throwing this particular book into a bin. That would have been a mistake, since it contains scenes and anecdotes to rival his first memoirs in Corfu, which I'd still p...
So when I began listening to this, the second of Gerald Durrell’s Corfu Trilogy,I was thinking this is supposed to be funny, but then I actually caught myself smiling! By the end, when this family had thoroughly taken me in, I was laughing outright. Here, in this book, the naturalist, conservationis...
Just as charming as the first book of memoirs, My Family and Other Animals.
This was my personal favourite of Gerald Durrell's works that I read as a child. It is as wittily dry as [b:My Family and Other Animals|48132|My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)|Gerald Durrell|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327885239s/48132.jpg|76682] and the prose is also as rich and lus...