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Bücher von Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell was born in 1925 at Jamshedpur, India. In 1928 his family returned to England and then went to live on the Continent. They settled on the island of Corfu, and during this time he made a special study of zoology and kept a large number of local wild animals as pets. In 1945 he joined the staff of Whipsnade Park as a student keeper and in 1947 he financed, organized and led his first animal-collecting expedition to the Cameroons. He undertook numerous further expeditions, visiting Paraguay, Argentina, Sierra Leone, Mexico, Mauritius, Assam and Madagascar. His first television programme, 'Two in the Bush', was made in 1962 when he and his first wife travelled to New Zealand, Australia and Malaya. He went on to make seventy programmes out of his trips around the world. In 1959 he founded the Jersey Zoological Park, of which he was Director, and in 1964 he founded the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust. He was awarded the OBE in 1982.

As a self-described 'champion of small uglies', Durrell dedicated his life to the preservation of wildlife, and it is through his efforts that creatures such as the Mauritius pink pigeon and the Rodrigues fruit bat have avoided extinction. Encouraged to write about his life's work by his novelist brother Lawrence, Durrell published his first book, The Overloaded Ark, in 1953. It soon became a bestseller and he went on to write thirty-six other titles, including My Family and Other Animals, The Bafut Beagles, Encounters with Animals, The Drunken Forest, A Zoo in My Luggage, The Whispering Land, Menagerie Manor, The Amateur Naturalist, The Aye-Aye and I and, with Lee Durrell, Durrell in Russia.

Gerald Durrell died in 1995. Speaking about him to the Times Charles Secrett, Director of Friends of the Earth, said 'He was one of the first people to wake the world up to what was happening to the environment. His books and programmes helped a whole new generation of environmentalists come into being.'

Three Singles to Adventure von Gerald Durrell
Three Singles to AdventureGerald Durrell
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The New Noah von Gerald Durrell
The New NoahGerald Durrell
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Overloaded Ark-Oe von Gerald Durrell
Overloaded Ark-OeGerald Durrell
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A Zoo in My Luggage von Gerald Durrell
A Zoo in My LuggageGerald Durrell
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Rosy is My Relative von Gerald Durrell
Rosy is My RelativeGerald Durrell
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The Garden of the Gods von Gerald Durrell
The Garden of the GodsGerald Durrell
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The Talking Parcel von Gerald Durrell
The Talking ParcelGerald Durrell
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Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons von Gerald Durrell
Golden Bats and Pink PigeonsGerald Durrell
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Zoo in My Luggage von Gerald Durrell
Zoo in My LuggageGerald Durrell
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Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons von Gerald Durrell
Golden Bats and Pink PigeonsGerald Durrell
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The Aye-aye and I von Gerald Durrell
The Aye-aye and IGerald Durrell
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WILD TIME von Gerald Durrell
WILD TIMEGerald Durrell
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Marrying Off Mother and Other Stories von Gerald Durrell
Marrying Off Mother and Other StoriesGerald Durrell
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My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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The Aye-aye and I von Gerald Durrell
The Aye-aye and IGerald Durrell
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€8.39
Picnic and Suchlike Pandemonium von Gerald Durrell
Picnic and Suchlike PandemoniumGerald Durrell
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My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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New Noah, The (Puffin Books) von Gerald Durrell
New Noah, The (Puffin Books)Gerald Durrell
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My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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The Donkey Rustlers von Gerald Durrell
The Donkey RustlersGerald Durrell
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My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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Toby the Tortoise von Gerald Durrell
Toby the TortoiseGerald Durrell
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Menagerie Manor von Gerald Durrell
Menagerie ManorGerald Durrell
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Catch Me a Colobus von Gerald Durrell
Catch Me a ColobusGerald Durrell
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Menagerie Manor von Gerald Durrell
Menagerie ManorGerald Durrell
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Keeper von Gerald Durrell
KeeperGerald Durrell
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The Fantastic Dinosaur Adventure von Gerald Durrell
The Fantastic Dinosaur AdventureGerald Durrell
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Encounters with Animals von Gerald Durrell
Encounters with AnimalsGerald Durrell
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Garden of the Gods von Gerald Durrell
Garden of the GodsGerald Durrell
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Menagerie Manor von Gerald Durrell
Menagerie ManorGerald Durrell
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The Stationary Ark von Gerald Durrell
The Stationary ArkGerald Durrell
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The Fantastic Flying Journey von Gerald Durrell
The Fantastic Flying JourneyGerald Durrell
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Birds, Beasts and Relatives von Gerald Durrell
Birds, Beasts and RelativesGerald Durrell
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Beasts in My Belfry von Gerald Durrell
Beasts in My BelfryGerald Durrell
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The Ark's Anniversary von Gerald Durrell
The Ark's AnniversaryGerald Durrell
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My Favourite Animal Stories von Gerald Durrell
My Favourite Animal StoriesGerald Durrell
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Zoo in My Luggage von Gerald Durrell
Zoo in My LuggageGerald Durrell
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My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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The Whispering Land von Gerald Durrell
The Whispering LandGerald Durrell
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The Fantastic Flying Journey von Gerald Durrell
The Fantastic Flying JourneyGerald Durrell
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Two in the Bush von Gerald Durrell
Two in the BushGerald Durrell
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€10.99
Menagerie Manor von Gerald Durrell
Menagerie ManorGerald Durrell
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€37.99
My Family and Other Animals von Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other AnimalsGerald Durrell
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€9.99