The Durrells of Corfu

The Durrells of Corfu

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"The Durrells of Corfu describes the family's upbringing in India and the crisis that brought them to England and then Greece. It recalls the genuine characters they encountered on Corfu - Theodore the biologist, the taxi driver Spiro Halikiopoulos and the prisoner Kosti - as well as the visit of American writer Henry Miller. And Haag has unearthed the story of how the Durrells left Corfu, including Margo's and Larry's last-minute escapes before the War. An extended epilogue looks at the emergence of Larry as a world famous novelist, and Gerry as a naturalist and champion of endangered species, as well as the lives of the rest of the family, their friends and other animals"--Publisher's website.
Publisher: London :, Profile Books,, 2017
Description: xi, 211 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781781257883
1781257884
9781782833307
Branch Call Number: 949.55074 Haa

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