Whatever Happened to Margo?

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by Margaret Durrell | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0241983223 Global Overview for this book
Registered by authorauthor of Alexandria, Virginia USA on 1/31/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by authorauthor from Alexandria, Virginia USA on Friday, January 31, 2020
If you've ever read Gerald Durrell's memoir My Family & Other Animals and its sequels, or seen The Durrells In Corfu television series, you've probably found yourself wondering, "Whatever happened to Margo?" This book, written by Gerald's sister Margaret Durrell, attempts to answer that question.

In brother Gerry's accounts, she was the inventive, good-natured, boy-crazy teenage eccentric who stood out even in the eccentric Durrell family. After the family's idyllic time on the Greek island of Corfu in the 1930s, she eventually ended up back in England, a divorcee with two children and a determination to make her own way. So she opened a boarding house in Bournemouth, in the same neighborhood as her mother's home. True to form, Margo surrounded herself with misfits and free spirits, without ever really meaning to -- much to the dismay of the stuffy, uptight neighbors.

And then there was her little brother Gerald, who decided Margo's house would be the perfect spot for the pythons, monkeys, and other creatures he was collecting for his future zoo....

Journal Entry 2 by authorauthor at Hilton Hotel, Back Bay in Boston, Massachusetts USA on Sunday, February 02, 2020

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