The Durrells of Corfu

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In my opening Corfu post I mentioned that I had prepared for the visit by reading Gerald Durrell’s ‘My Family and Other Animals’ which forms a sort of Corfiot trilogy alongside brother Laurence’s ‘Prospero’s Cell’ and Henry Miller’s ‘The Colossus of Marousi’  all written about many of the same places, and often the same people, but from very different perspectives.

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12 responses to “The Durrells of Corfu

  1. I loved these books and have begun watching the show )

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  2. Well, I got truly fed up with those self-aggrandising Durrells…

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  3. Love the book. One of my re-reads that stays close. But your photos really add a bit of reality.

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  4. Which book? Which author?

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  5. I remember doing My Family and Other Animals at school. Books tend not to survive that experience – I don’t think I’d choose to pick it up again now!

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