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“The Durrells In Corfu” Season 2 Is Now On PBS — And Episode 1 Was Compelling.

by Anura Guruge


Click to access PBS homepage for this British show.




We enjoyed Season 1, though I was disappointed that it was NOT a straight adaptation of “My Family and Other Animals” — a book I read, in Ceylon, when I was about 12 and just loved. I went onto read many of Gerald’s books and become a great fan of his, though I really should (as part of my bucket list read at least one of Larry’s ).

It was cute, funny, appealing, culturally elucidating — and sumptuously filmed and produced.

Watched Season 2 Episode 1. It was good. Kept you fully engaged throughout and had lots of humor.

If you missed it, I think you can catch that episode online or on YouTube.


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British CLASSIC “My Family And Other Animals” By Gerald Durrell Starting On PBS This Sunday, October 16, 2016.

by Anura Guruge


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Click to access Amazon listing for this CLASSIC.


WOW. WOW. WOW!

Rejoice!


One of my favorite books ever, and I plan to steal a part of the title (as is VALID per copyright law) for one of my next books.

I was made to read this book, as part of my elocution(/English) classes, in Ceylon in the 1960s. I think I was about 12. I can still quote sentences from it! It made quite the impression and impact. I may have read it more than once. I still have a copy — though not the original I had in Ceylon.

I know the kids will LOVE it. So will YOU. This will put Corfu on the map.

Gerald Durrell is a tremendous writer and QUITE the MAN. One of my heroes. His brother is also a famous writer.

Do yourself a HUGE favor and DVR this.

You will THANK ME. 


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by Anura Guruge