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Durrell, Gerald 1925-1995

Overview
Works: 791 works in 3,810 publications in 22 languages and 40,466 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Autobiographies  Short stories  Biographies  History  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Creator, Interviewee, Other, Editor, pre, Scenarist, wpr, Performer
Classifications: QL62, 591.0924
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gerald Durrell
Publications by Gerald Durrell
Publications by Gerald Durrell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gerald Durrell
 
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Most widely held works by Gerald Durrell
My family and other animals by Gerald Durrell( Book )
248 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,223 libraries worldwide
The story of a five-year sojourn on the Greek island of Corfu by Gerald, his family, and the various animals he studied
The amateur naturalist by Gerald Durrell( Book )
64 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in 10 languages and held by 1,902 libraries worldwide
A guide for the beginning naturalist explaining what to look for, how to interpret what we see, what to collect and how to collect it
The whispering land by Gerald Durrell( Book )
76 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
This is the story of how Durrell and his wife s zoo-building efforts at England s Jersey Zoo led them and a team of helpers on an eight- month safari in Argentina to look for South American specimens. Through windswept Patagonian shores and tropical forests in Argentina, from ocelots to penguins, fur seals to parrots, Durrell captures the landscape and its inhabitants with his signature charm and humor
Two in the bush by Gerald Durrell( Book )
51 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
The record of a six-month journey through New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia to investigate the conservation of wildlife in these countries and to make a series of television films for the B.B.C
The overloaded ark by Gerald Durrell( Book )
82 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Travels of the author in Africa
A zoo in my luggage by Gerald Durrell( Book )
71 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Chronicle of a six-month trip to Bafut, a mountain grassland kingdom in the British Cameroons in West Africa
Rosy is my relative by Gerald Durrell( Book )
63 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 978 libraries worldwide
At the age of thirty, Adrian Rookwhistle's life hasn't quite turned out the way he'd have hoped. Working an unfulfilling job as a clerk in the city and living under the tyranny of his fearsome landlady, he can't help but think that there is more to life. However, all of this suddenly changes when he receives a curious letter from his dying uncle who has bequeathed him GBP500 and an elephant by the name of Rosy who has a seemingly unquenchable thirst for liquor. At a loss of what to do with his unexpectedly gargantuan - and rarely sober - inheritance, Adrian sets forth on a journey believing to have the answer to his dilemma; he'll give her away to the circus. Together Adrian and Rosy carve a trail of destruction through the peaceful countryside of southern England, meeting a curious cast of misfits along the way. Drunk or sober, Rosy spreads chaos in her wake, until the full weight of the law finally catches up with her
Birds, beasts, and relatives by Gerald Durrell( Book )
80 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
Comic record of the five-year-sojourn of the Durrell family on the island of Corfu
Menagerie manor by Gerald Durrell( Book )
77 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 913 libraries worldwide
"Most children at the tender age of six or so are generally full of the most impractical schemes for becoming policemen, firemen or engine drivers when they grow up... I knew exactly what I was going to do: I was going to have my own zoo."This is the hugely entertaining account of how the much-loved conservationist and author, Gerald Durrell, fulfilled his lifelong ambition by founding his own private sanctuary for endangered species in Jersey, with the help of an enduring wife, a selfless staff and a reluctant bank manager
The stationary ark by Gerald Durrell( Book )
41 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
The story of the founding of Jersey Zoo
The Bafut Beagles by Gerald Durrell( Book )
92 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 783 libraries worldwide
He makes friends with the local ruler, the Fon of Bafut, the local people come to his assistance in collecting rare and interesting animals for transportation to his country
Marrying off mother and other stories by Gerald Durrell( Book )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Collection of eight short stories by the author observing absurdity that abounds in the world
How to shoot an amateur naturalist by Gerald Durrell( Book )
24 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 729 libraries worldwide
"Describes a yearlong expedition he undertook, with his wife, Lee, and a BBC film crew, to shoot the television series "The amateur naturalist."
The mockery bird by Gerald Durrell( Book )
28 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Zenkali, a remote tropical island, is on the brink of independence when the Mockery Bird and Ombu tree, on which it feeds, bothe believed to be extinct, are discovered. This discovery revives long-forgotten tribal hatred between the Fangoua and the Ginka. As civil war threatens, the island is invaded by the British Military, the world press and the a fanatical group of conservationists. In a hilarious climax order is restored, but not without a dramatic discovery which it to preserve the island's peace and obscurity forever
The drunken forest by Gerald Durrell( Book )
83 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Gerald Durrell is among the best-selling authors in English. His adventurous spirit and his spontaneous gift for narrative and anecdote stand out in his accounts of expeditions in Africa and South America in search of rare animals. He divines the characters of these creatures with the same clear, humorous and unsentimental eyes with which he regards those chance human acquaintances whose conversation in remote places he often reproduces in all its devastating and garbled originality. To have maintained, for over fifteen years, such unfailing standards of entertainment can only be described as a triumph. The Argentine pampas and the little-known Chaco territory of Paraguay provide the setting for The Drunken Forest. With Durrell for interpreter, an orange armadillo or a horned toad, or a crab-eating raccoon suddenly discovers the ability not merely to set you laughing but also to endear itself to you
Ourselves and other animals : from the TV series with Gerald and Lee Durrell by Peter Evans( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Covers animal communication, social behavior, courtship, family life, survival, feeding and hunting, territorial imperative, aggression, behavior as pets, and thinking, plus comparisons between animal behavior and human behavior
Gerald & Lee Durrell in Russia by Gerald Durrell( Book )
11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Presents landscapes and sights of Russia that are rarely seen by travellers
The picnic and other inimitable stories by Gerald Durrell( Book )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 487 libraries worldwide
More adventures of the Durrell family, including an awful picnic on the Dorset coast and a disastrous expedition on the ill-fated Poseidon
Catch me a Colobus by Gerald Durrell( Book )
38 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Illustrated by Edward Mortelmans
Fauna and family by Gerald Durrell( Book )
50 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The third book in The Corfu Trilogy (after My Family and Other Animals and Birds, Beasts and Relatives), the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells.Just before the Second World War the Durrell family decamped to the glorious, sun-soaked island of Corfu where the youngest of the four children, ten-year-old Gerald, discovered his passion for animals: toads and tortoises, bats and butterflies, scorpions and octopuses. Through glorious silver-green olive groves and across brilliant-white beaches Gerry pursued his obsession . . . causing hilarity and mayhem in his ever-tolerant family
 
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Darel, G. 1925-1995
Darels, Džeralds 1925-1995
Darrell, Dž.
Darrell, Džeral'd.
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Darrell, Dzheral’d 1925-1995
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Darrell, Dzjerald 1925-1995
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Durrell, Gerald M (Gerald Malcolm), 1925-1995
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Džerald Darel
Džeralds Darels
Gerald Durrell biologo, zoologo e esploratore britannico
Gerald Durrell brit zoológus, író
Gerald Durrell britischer Zoologe und Schriftsteller
Gerald Durrell britisk skribent
Gerald Durrell Brits schrijver
Gerald Durrell britský spisovatel a zoolog
Gerald Durrell brittisk författare
Gerald Durrell naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author and television presenter
Gerald Durrell naturaliste, écrivain et présentateur de télévision britannique
Gerald Malcolm Durrell
Geraldus Milcolumbus Durrell
Τζέραλντ Ντάρελ
Даррел, Джеральд 1925-1995
Даррелл Г
Даррелл Г. 1925-1995
Даррелл Д
Даррелл Д. 1925-1995
Даррелл Д.М
Даррелл Д.М. 1925-1995
Даррелл, Дж 1925-1995
Даррелл, Джералд
Даррелл, Джералд Малколм
Даррелл, Джеральд 1925-1995
Даррелл, Джеральд английский натуралист, зоолог, писатель
Даррель, Джеральд 1925-1995
Джералд Даръл
Джеральд Даррелл
Джеральд Даррелл британський вчений-зоолог, письменник
Джэральд Дарэл
Џералд Дарел
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ג'רלד דארל
ג'רלד דארל סופר בריטי
דארל, ג׳ראלד מלקולם 1925־
דארל, ג׳ראלד מלקולם 1925-1995
דארל, ג'ראלד 1925-1995
דארל, ג'רלד 1925-1995
דרל, ג'רלד 1925-1995
דרל, ג'רלד מלקולם, 1925-1995
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ജെറാൾഡ് ഡ്യൂറൽ
ჯერალდ დარელი
더럴, 제럴드 1925- 1995
ジェラルド・ダレル
ダレル, ジェラルド
傑洛德‧杜瑞爾
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