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Incontri con animali

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I molti lettori di La mia famiglia e altri animali sanno bene quale straordinario dono abbia Gerald Durrell per parlare di animali. Le sue esperienze di scienziato e viaggiatore in ogni parte del mondo alla ricerca di animali rari da salvare sono vastissime: ma è soprattutto la percettività del suo occhio, la partecipazione appassionata ai fatti della vita che rendono i su ...more
Paperback, Piccola Biblioteca #60, 218 pages
Published March 1st 1978 by Adelphi (first published 1958)
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Radi Radev
Убеден съм, че всеки човек по някое време е отглеждал куче, коте, папагали или гълъби. Лично аз бих се отнесъл с леко подозрение към хора, които имат за домашен любимец змия или пираня.
За Джералд Даръл обаче не важат никакви ограничения и той счита земното кълбо за едно гигантско кътче от Рая. В "Срещи с животни" са описани близките контакти на Даръл с всевъзможни твари - такива за които сте чували, а също и животни за чието съществуване изобщо не сте подозирали.
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Jacqueline Wagenstein
„Винаги съм се изненадвал как по цял свят хората не обръщат и капка внимание на заобикалящата ги фауна." Така започва „Срещи с животни", която излиза за пръв път на български език, но ще очарова читателя, защото авторът остава верен на своята мисия и на искрящото си чувство за комизъм. Заедно с Даръл ще примирате от умиление пред майчинските инстинкти на стоножката и ще научите любопитни факти за... лигавия плужек. Писателят отново разказва за приключенията си по време на пътуванията по света и ...more
Dopo il primo libro di Durrell interamente dedicato alla sua infanzia a Corfù, ecco una seconda “sessione di lettura” di questo interessante naturalista.

“Incontri con animali” è un libro ben diverso da “La mia famiglia ed altri animali”: se lì avevamo racconti di vita vissuta e di quotidianità, qui ci sono episodi più sporadici, raccontati prima in una trasmissione radiofonica e poi raccolti per questo volume.

Devo dire che se “la mia famiglia” era stata una lettura piacevole dall’inizio alla fin
Another enjoyable Gerald Durrell book. This was a selection of short stories about various encounters that Durrell has had over the years - based on a few themes, such as hand raising creatures, catching animals from the wild etc. I particularly enjoyed the tale of the marmoset that lived with Durrell in his house for 8 years.
Gabriel Sommer
Discussing the origin and explanation of certain aspects of nature, Durrell describes the roles and significance of decisions made by animals in nature. With this, Durrell touches upon an interesting topic, answering many questions relating animals and nature.
Ian Smith
A book based on Gerald Durrell's radio broadcasts, published in 1958, a couple of years after his masterpiece; My Family and Other Animals. A series of interesting facts and anecdotes, but nowhere near as glorious a read as MFAOA. Presumably better heard than read.
Minnie Romanovich
Enough good things can't be said about Gerald Durrell and his amazing (true) animal stories. Touching, clever, interesting, very witty and thoroughly compelling. I have seven of his books already, and my collection is steadily growing.

Highly recommended.
Judy Rutter
I enjoyed this book tremendously. I listened to the audiobook and re-listened to the portion about Sarah the giant anteater a couple of times, grinning ear to ear each time.

If you enjoy animal stories, try this book. It's quite delightful.
An incredibly vivid look into the worlds of various creatures. Astoundingly descriptive, it encourages the reader to learn more of the animal customs and flares up curiosity about the natural world.
Durrell's descriptive powers are so excellent, I now really want to own several exotic animals myself.
David Smith
If you love animals - anything by Gerald Durrell is a fabulous read - and worth reading aloud.
Read it as a kid and loved it. Entertaining nonfiction.
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Gerald Durrell was born in India in 1925. His family settled on Corfu when Durrell was a boy and he spent his time studying its wildlife. He relates these experiences in the trilogy beginning with My Family and Other Animals, and continuing with Birds, Beasts and Relatives and The Garden of the Gods. In his books he writes with wry humour and great perception about both the humans and the animals ...more
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