This audiobook brings together several of Durrell's reminiscences. In Corfu, Mother is given a calamitous birthday party; the night the punka fell on the District Commissioner, unleashing the deadliest snake in Africa on the dinner table; and the ravishing Ursula bombards her gracious surroundings with outsize social gaffes.… (more)
This book is for my brother Larry, who has always encouraged me to write and has rejoiced more than anyone in what success I have had.
"Rugger, I mean," said the driver. "Do you play at all yourself, sir?" "No," I said. "I dislike all organized ball games except one." "And which one is that, sir?" asked the driver with interest. It was obvious that he could hold forth in the same boring manner about any game that had ever been invented. He must be silenced all costs. "Sex," I said brutally, and we travelled the rest of the way in silence.
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