Three Singles to Adventure
Publish date: 1971 (data przybliżona)
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, Natural History
Durrell set out to British Guina in 1950 to obtain animals for zoos in Great Britain. He, and his fellow travelers, had what seemed like countless adventures in doing so. Durrell excels in describing the animals he was after, and in setting the scenes where they were found. Also the safekeeping and ...
[These notes were made in 1981:]. Durrell's books were always good for a giggle when I was a teenager, and I find I haven't changed that much. I realize now that he is editing, and that his collection trips obviously weren't just a long series of hilarious mishaps. But the adult perspective does n...