Looking for the Durrells

A heartwarming, feel-good and uplifting novel bringing the Durrells back to life Melanie Hewitt. heartbreaking could happen on Corfu. ... 'If it's the Durrells' house you're looking for, you've nearly found it,' said Penny.

Looking for the Durrells

Fiancés, friends, and other animals. . . After a year that sees a broken-off engagement and the death of her beloved father, Penny is desperate to get away. Fulfilling a childhood dream, she sets off on a month-long pilgrimage to Corfu--an island idyll she knows only through the pages of Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals. On the island, Penny quickly finds herself drawn into the lives of a tight-knit circle of strangers. Exploring--searching for the places the Durrells knew decades before--she makes unexpected discoveries about the hopes, fears, and secrets of the people living there today. And as strangers start to be friends, lives past and present become entwined in ways none of them could have predicted. . .

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Looking for the Durrells
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Melanie Hewitt
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-03 - Publisher: Harper Inspire

Fiancés, friends, and other animals. . . After a year that sees a broken-off engagement and the death of her beloved father, Penny is desperate to get away. Fulfilling a childhood dream, she sets off on a month-long pilgrimage to Corfu--an island idyll she knows only through the pages of
Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography (Text Only)
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Douglas Botting
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-30 - Publisher: Harper Collins

This edition does not include illustrations. The authorised biography of the great naturalist and conservationist Gerald Durrell, who died aged seventy in January 1995 in Jersey, where he founded the zoo he’d dreamed of as a small boy and pioneered the captive breeding of animals for conservation.
BBC Wildlife Documentaries in the Age of Attenborough
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Jean-Baptiste Gouyon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-13 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the history of wildlife television in post-war Britain. It revolves around the role of David Attenborough, whose career as a broadcaster and natural history filmmaker has shaped British wildlife television. The book discusses aspects of Attenborough’s professional biography and also explores elements of the institutional history of
Lawrence Durrell's Major Novels, Or, The Kingdom of the Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 183
Authors: Donald P. Kaczvinsky
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Susquehanna University Press

Through his use of Gnostic beliefs, Durrell destabilizes our notions of the "real" and suggests that the civilization to emerge out of the ruins of a devastated Europe will not be Christian, but Quincunxial. Durrell's aesthetic and thematic concerns establish him as a significant, indeed central, voice in twentieth-century British
Lawrence Durrell
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Lawrence Durrell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

He answers specific questions about most of his writings and indicates what he reconstructs as his intent in writing them.