logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
My Family & Other Animals - Gerald Durrell
My Family & Other Animals
by: (author)
4.33 45
Sometimes it's pretty hard to tell them apart...my family and the animals, that is. I don't know why my brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, our house, on the island of Corfu, is a bit like a circus. So they should feel right at home... show more
Sometimes it's pretty hard to tell them apart...my family and the animals, that is. I don't know why my brothers and sisters complain so much. With snakes in the bath and scorpions on the lunch table, our house, on the island of Corfu, is a bit like a circus. So they should feel right at home...
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141321875 (0141321873)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 387
Edition language: English
Series: Corfu Trilogy
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
5.0 Seriously funny!
I read this after someone here on BL recommended it to me, and it's now one of my favorite books. What a crazy, whacky family--but I love them. Mrs. Durrell is an overwhelmed widow doing her best to raise a family of colorful characters, and she does her best to balance all their eccentricities with...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 Greece or bust!
I absolutely LOVE it when I read a book and immediately want to find everything that author has ever written and binge read the heck out of their work. I saw a commercial for a new ITV program called The Durrells which intrigued me...especially when I learned it was adapted from a book. I threw it o...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.5 My Family and Other Animals
The cover of my Penguin edition calls this a "autobiographical novel" and at the end I was left wondering how much of the book was true and how much of it was fictionalised. I came away from it feeling like it was truth exaggerated for comic effect and after some googling about the author, that see...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
4.0 La mia famiglia e altri animali
Al seguito di Gerry e della sua bizzarra famiglia, sono andata a Corfù. C'è tutto il tempo per godere del paesaggio, per ammirare la bellezza della natura. E c'è il tempo per conoscere, fra un animale e l'altro, i componenti della famiglia Durrell: la signora Durrell, Margo unica figlia femmina, i f...
travelin
travelin rated it
5.0 My Family and Other Animals
It's really a collection of amazing anecdotes, as memorized by a slightly strange child, but I'm ok with that. The stories are incredibly funny, and very telling of animal and human nature. Durrell seemed a very democratic child, so the liberal use of the word "peasants", even when the label really ...
Other editions (34)
Books by Gerald Durrell
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?