Gerald Durrell’s Collecting Expedition Stories

Famous for his writing and his conservation, Gerald Durrell was a a collector for zoos (both other people’s and his own), and went on many expeditions all over the world. To fund many of these expeditions, he published books about them, which were (and still are) incredibly popular. His earlier and his later expeditions are quite […]

Gerald Durrell’s Corfu Trilogy

The best selling stories of Gerald Durrell’s childhood on Corfu with his family and his animals From 1935 to 1939, the Durrell family escaped from England and emigrated to sunny Corfu, an island off the coast of Greece. Here a young Gerald Durrell roamed wild, collecting everything from geckoes to birds, met many strange characters […]