The Overloaded Ark
Publish date: September 21st 1953
Publisher: Viking Books
Edition language: English
, Natural History
Durrell's voice is winsome, I think, and a little wry, which to my ear dates more slowly than some other, more proper and ponderous nature writers. I've seen other reviewers complaining about the use of pidgin and the colonial attitude evinced by the author, but it strikes me as perfectly accurate t...